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Monthly Archives: February 2016

Control In An Emergency


This week we are going to talk about the connection between control; how much authority we are giving to the team, and the competence and clarity that the team has; how well the team technically knows the job and understands the why. What we are asserting is that there is this stable domain of operations where these two things are related. Continue reading

Stress Performance Curve


The stress performance curve, sometimes referred to as the arousal performance curve can help us understand the effects of stress on our abilities and our teams’ abilities to perform simple physical or complex cognitive tasks. Continue reading

Value Your Team

Leadership Nudge – VALUE YOUR TEAM 

People that are valued by their organization tend to be more engaged and contribute more to the success of the team. They also tend to be happier and healthier and it shows in their efforts. Continue reading

Embrace Outliers

Leadership Nudge – EMBRACE OUTLIERS

When Leaders hear a different position than their own, an outlying position, they embrace it. They say, “Hey, tell me more about that.” I’ll give you two examples where this did not happen. Continue reading

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