As we discussed the last 2 weeks, Patrick Lencioni believes that ideal team players are humble, hungry, and smart.
What does he mean by smart? In the context of a team, smart refers to your common sense about people: being interpersonally appropriate and aware. “Smart people tend to know what is happening in a group situation and how to deal with others in the most effective way.” >
As we discussed last week, Patrick Lencioni believes that ideal team players are humble, hungry, and smart. >
Last month I described The Ideal Team Player by Patrick Lencioni and challenged you to use your values as part of your hiring process. Lencioni states that there are 3 important characteristics of an Ideal Team Player: that you be humble, hungry and smart. I skipped lunch today so hungry jumps out at me. >
Don’t tell me you’ve never had to choose between what is best for the company and a family member, a business partner or a friend in the organization. Excruciatingly difficult, isn’t it?
This week Vistage speaker Ken Tucker asked my groups this question: What is your work? Further, how does your work serve your purpose? And, what is the link between your personality and purpose?
Oh wow! What is my purpose? >
On the interminable flight back from Slovenia, I had the opportunity to read Patrick Lencioni’s book The Ideal Team Player. Like all his books, it begins with a story about a company, which I read last. I went straight to the back where he describes the model. >
Sitting in the airport in Frankfort waiting for the plane to Dubrovnik, I was thinking about all the steps that must be executed flawlessly for me to safely board the plane and arrive, without incident, in Croatia. >
Friday’s unemployment figure of 4.4% was the lowest it has been since 2007. That means there will be fewer people out there looking for jobs. If you are looking to hire, it behooves you to be really clear on your job description. It also suggests >
While processing an opportunity at a Vistage meeting last week, one member asked if the company had a SOP around the process being discussed.
“What’s an SOP?” asked a Second Member.The group laughed or groaned. >
Vistage Speaker Larry Haas spoke to my KEY group this week on Unmasking Multi-tasking. He thoroughly convinced the group through a hands on exercise that multi-tasking is not more effective for you or your customer. We probably won’t ever forget the exercise.