managing teams

Multicultural Leadership Defined By Leadership Development Experts

Crestcom International asks 13 leadership development experts to define multicultural leadership. Tweet this: Multicultural leadership is a skill that is becoming ever more important as globalization shrinks the world and the workplace becomes increasingly diverse. We surveyed several leadership development experts from around the world to discover their insights into what multicultural leadership means to… read more

Passion and Process Work Together to Drive Performance

“If passion drives you, let reason hold the reins.” -Benjamin Franklin If you had a gallon of gasoline but no car, it would slow you down because you’d have no way to use it. You’d be encumbered with the additional weight of that gasoline. I like to think that passion without a process is like… read more

How To Stimulate Innovation In Your Organization

Innovation = Stimulus x Prototyping x Self Confidence ÷ Arbitrary Rules Do you want to know the one big secret to stimulating innovation in your team? It’s simple, let people try out their ideas. Not just create them, but actually try them out. You see, employees need a balance of simulation, prototyping, and self-confidence in order… read more

What Makes Team Communication Different From Group Communication?

How the principles of team communication work in your organization can have a great impact on your team’s ability to produce results. There are some very key differences between a team and a work group. One of the simplest differences to spot are in how people communicate with each other. A truly successful team will… read more

4 Keys to a Successful Team Member

In successful teams, each team member will exhibit these four traits. When we talk about the best ways to produce real company success, what is one of the first key components that come to your mind? Your team, right? Perhaps your team looks more like a group of employees than a team (more on that… read more

Components Of A Successful Team Blueprint

Quickly developing a highly successful team takes some simple planning. What would happen if you tried to build a house without a blueprint? The results at worst would be disastrous and at best inferior. Could that possibly explain why managers are often unsuccessful in building a team? They have team players, they have tools and… read more

How to Manage Different Personality Types

Learn how to manage different personality types to lead your team to greater productivity. Last week, we discussed traits that help you identify different personality types in your organization. Today, we’re discussing how to manage different personality types to help you communicate with and lead your team more effectively. One of the interesting things about… read more

6 Steps to an Effective, Influential Mentoring Program

Oftentimes when managers balk at the notion of developing a mentoring program, mainly because they think it has to be a time-consuming, complicated process. In reality, you can develop a simple, yet highly effective mentoring program that will benefit your organization and your team in a number of ways.  Here are the 6 steps to… read more