Archive for January, 2003

Leadership Skill: Giving Feedback

Monday, January 20th, 2003

One of the hardest tasks of effective leaders is giving people feedback. “Giving people feedback” is really a neutral description for something decidedly un-neutral – telling people how they could be doing their job better. And because it is a loaded area, with a high potential for ticking people off and alienating them, just when […]

Effective Team Building: When to Team

Monday, January 6th, 2003

If you are absolutely sure that a team is what you need, then you must map the team out.  This means deciding who the right core and resource team members are, actually forming the team, and following the process of clarifying goals, roles, barriers to success, personality differences, etc. etc. Even at this stage it’s […]