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Leadership Secrets: Disarm Negativity to Build Team Trust



According to neurological research referenced by the Neuroleadership Institute (NLI), here are two conclusions to consider in disarming negativity and building trust on a team: 

  • The brain craves certainty
  • AND the brain is wired to be alert to threat
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Top 5 Reasons Why Dysfunctional Teams Lack Accountability

Bad teams cause stress. They zap our energy. They hurt our ability to be engaged at work. They kill productivity and can do damage to our health. Toxic behaviors invade the dysfunctional team and blame/defensiveness, contempt, gossip, silo thinking and territorial in-fighting dominate the climate. 

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3 Reasons Leaders Avoid Being Candid with Peers

In most organizations, there exists an Executive Team, the C-suite executives who set the strategy and the direction of the company at a high level. These leaders are leading out in front and they have most of their debate and candor with their highly experienced board members. While these conversations take stock of the current business and execution of the plan, they are designed to be futuristic in nature and are highly influenced by the end game—to secure a new round of funding, to execute the IPO, to maintain or increase stock price with shareholders/the street.

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Conflict at Work: The Role of the Manager

Conflict. Infighting. Disagreements. Arguments. Rivalry. Lack of accountability. These are all issues that people, and especially managers, at work encounter on a regular basis. A struggle with a performance issue, a difficult personality, rude behavior, or peers fighting. We all dread conflict or tough conversations at work even though they are inevitable.

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Be a Great Team Leader: 4 Views on Accountability

The two most popular downloadable documents on our website tell an interesting story about organizational needs and dynamics.

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