While team members who share common backgrounds and interests might feel comfortable around each other, research shows that coworkers in more diverse teams are better equipped to tackle complex problems.
There’s no one-time, quick fix for the challenges teams face, consultant Jeff Gibson says. Instead, it’s about taking simple actions to build connection, communication and trust long-term. Here are six takeaways you can put to work with your team.
Groups come together, but they don’t work together — at least, not for long. So how do you know if you and your peers are functioning as a group or a team? Consider these four fundamental qualities.
The stress of planning for a week away from the office might make you want to skip your trip altogether — but our coaches know how impactful a week off can be. Here are their tips to prepare for your time away so you can return energized and refreshed.
Whether you’re new to Life Planning or a longtime enthusiast, here are some simple steps to help you keep your plan alive and pursue the life you want.
Creating a Life Plan is a powerful experience, especially when you take a day to get away and dive fully into the process. But if you walk away from your Life Plan day and never pick up your plan again, you’re setting yourself up for disappointment and failure.
You can spend your Life Plan Day anywhere that allows you to focus and unplug — be it a quiet coffee shop or a luxury hotel. Here’s what Life Plan Day looked like for a few of our coaches.
It’s hard to get anywhere good in life without a plan — and the best plans take time and effort. That’s why for more than 20 years, we’ve coached our clients to take one full day to get away and create a Life Plan.
Trust nurtures everything from great ideas to standout performance — and you don’t need to schedule a weekend retreat of trust falls to start building it on your team. These tips will get you started — right here, right now.
Our coaches are passionate about helping leaders find balance and maximize their impact — and nonprofit leadership brings a unique set of challenges.
Through coaching, Joy Hoover has discovered how to balance nonprofit work and family life — and she’s about to make one of her organization’s biggest dreams a reality.
Our coaches often recommend books to help clients transform their leadership and their lives. Here are some of their latest picks.