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THE Most Important Lesson on Teamwork Ever

Do you really want teamwork?   Do you need teamwork?   Then it’s absolutely imperative to remember the first rule of teamwork.   If you want agreement on a solution to a problem, you must first reach agreement on the problem itself.   When...

Why “Fun” at Work Should NOT Be a Goal

    It is very important that people have fun at work. Fun improves morale and brings with it a host of real benefits to the business from improved productivity to reduced turnover. But fun should not be a goal of any business.   I write often about the...

Do Ethics Matter?

  Did you catch the story about the “Wet Seal” chain of clothing stores? They are folding up. That’s not the story. When employees asked their managers why new inventory wasn’t coming in, they were told the stores were going to be...

Want to Fix a Business Problem? Start Here

   Last year I worked with a number of businesses experiencing problems. Some were huge problems. Recently, I tried to help the local community deal with a problem— without much success. Even though we all know what to do to fix problems, we often...