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Solving Micromanagement

Solving Micromanagement

Dear Geese, Per your request, can you tell us how to know if we have micromanager tendencies…and what to do if we’re either the micromanager or the one being micromanaged? – Michael from Baltimore Dear Michael, Thanks for the follow-up question. Let’s start with a...

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Tuckman Tweaked: A Revised Model of Group Development

Tuckman Tweaked: A Revised Model of Group Development

If you’ve ever taken a class or read a book on team development, you’re probably familiar with Tuckman’s stages of group development: forming, storming, norming, and performing (Smith 2005). According to this model, successful teams move through stages of group...

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A Silent Cry

A Silent Cry

I arrived home that evening around 7:30 p.m. I had just come from a two-and-a-half-hour meeting at the college and was really exhausted. The only thing on my mind was to hit the sack and sleep forever and ever, or in this case, until my obnoxious alarm wakes me up in...

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The Benefits of an Employee Coaching Program ECP

The Benefits of an Employee Coaching Program ECP

What exactly is an “employee coaching program?” An Employee Coaching Program (ECP) refers to a structured and formalized process through which employers provide training, guidance, and support to their employees to help them improve their skills, performance, and...

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Steal this Idea…for Your Next Retreat

Steal this Idea…for Your Next Retreat

I’ve been leading and facilitating the Leading From Within outdoor experiential program for over twenty years. As I seriously contemplate retirement, I wanted to pass on one of the very cool traditions from this program around hiking sticks that you or your...

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