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The Five Dysfunctions of a Team

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How Conflict Can Save a Team

If you’re a member of any team — and you are — there’s something that can make your team stronger. Conflict. What? Conflict can make a team stronger? Yes, and it’s right there in the book “The Five Dysfunctions of a Team” by Patrick Lencioni. One of the functions outlined by Lencioni is fear of […]

Why Some People Don’t Learn from Their Mistakes

Think of the last time something went wrong in your life. Perhaps it was a project that came up short, an accident on the road, or even an illness. How much of it was unavoidable, and how much of it was due to mistakes you made? If you tend to blame outside factors instead of […]

The First Dysfunction

A coach with whom I’ve been working says that there is something wrong with her team, and she’s not sure what it is. This happens a lot. Coaches get a vague feeling that things are slipping, and they don’t know what to do about it. We talked about herteam, and we agreed that the flaw […]