Category Archive: Teams

Solution Saturday: Teammates Hate Each Other!

Warning: I’m violating my self-imposed 300 word limit. At 787 words, this is the longest article I have ever posted on Leadership Freak. Dear Dan: I’m less than a month into a new… Continue reading

How Three Time Filters Impact Leadership

Your view of time impacts relationships and decisions. Time is a way of seeing. Some leaders make decisions with the past in mind, others focus on the present. Still others, perhaps the most dangerous,… Continue reading

Solution Saturday: Can’t Get a Word in Edgewise

Dear Dan, Our small work group has many discussions. In these discussions people talk over each other and vie for the opportunity to share. I feel uncomfortable interrupting. When I don’t jump in,… Continue reading

I’m Afraid I’ll Be Alone

I asked a group about their fears. She said, “I’m afraid I’ll be alone.” It was years ago, but I still admire her courage. She wasn’t afraid of alone-time. Mature leaders want, even need,… Continue reading

Solution Saturday: New to the Team

Dear Dan, Executive leadership put me on a team, of people I like, but are afraid of me and each other. How can one work to build the trust of others they work with… Continue reading

7 Ways to Make Team Meetings Work Today

Team meetings that don’t work drain vitality. We’ve all been there. The leader is in love with their own voice, for example. When everyone groans before team meetings, it’s time to: Restructure the way… Continue reading