There is a well-known quip that there is no “I” in the word “team.” After all, team is spelled T-E-A-M. One catalog for team building materials uses TEAM to mean “Together Everyone Achieves More.” There’s truth to that. In real life though, using team building language, giving out mugs or hanging posters doesn’t automatically lead to a […]
Many years ago, while in a management role, I was involved in navigating a difficult situation that came up between two employees. Large chunks of time were taken up in meetings with the employees and upper management. Many hours of productivity were lost because of this issue that was almost overwhelming at the time.