Take Your Team to the Oscars!

Motivation is a competency that measures the team’s internal resources for generating and sustaining the energy necessary to get the job done well and on time.  In the movie Invictus, Mandela gives the “Invictus” poem to the captain of the national rugby team and encourages him to find ways to rebuild the team’s image in …

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Take Your Team to the Oscars!

Team identity measures the level of pride each member feels for the team as a whole, and how much connection and belongingness members feel to the team.  In Avatar, we see the formulation of team identity as the scientists break ranks with the military/industrial complex team and then risk their lives to accomplish the purpose. …

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2010: The Year of the Team

Communications is the lynch pin for so much of a team’s effectiveness.  But if it’s so important why is it often such a failure?  Frankly, it’s not a complex answer.  The skills needed have not been taught, fostered and insisted upon; mediocrity is too often accepted at great cost.  What do you find works for …

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