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Building Top Teams: What it Takes

By Carl Robinson, Ph.D., © 2009 Forget team building ropes courses or wilderness adventures if you want to build a top team. Yes, they bring people together, they usually are fun and people feel great afterward. But, the transferable carry over learning lasts about three minutes once people get back into the work place and Read More >

Team Building Without Time Wasting: A Case Study

By Carl Robinson, Ph.D. copyright 2007 In the book, Coaching for Leadership: How the World’s Greatest Coaches Help Leaders Learn, Marshall Goldsmith and Howard Morgan describe a practical team building approach that is effective, empowering and highly focused. Called, Team Building Without Time Wasting (TBWTW), their approach offers the specific steps and the insights needed Read More >

Managing Virtual Teams

By Carl Robinson, Ph.D., copyright 2006 A colleague of mine from Australia, Geoff Taylor, recently wrote a great piece on managing virtual teams. I’ve included most of it below because I think it dovetails nicely with my recent briefing, “Prospering in a Flat World.” My additional comments are at the end. Geoff Taylor: In these Read More >

The Group Mind or The Team Advantage

By Carl Robinson, Ph.D., copyright 2005 In today’s business it’s obvious…or it should be, that each of us has only a part of the expertise or information we need to get our jobs done. As a result, we are more dependent on each other than our “American” independent spirit may want to acknowledge. We were Read More >

Building High Performance Executive Teams

by Carl Robinson, Ph.D., copyright 2004 In a previous executive briefing (see past briefings “Top Teams: What it takes to make one” through link on the left) I outlined the five basic conditions executives need to create and provide for ensuring the success of teams: Establish a clear and compelling direction Create an appropriate structure Read More >

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