Live Theater: A Lesson in Teamwork

I spent some time last weekend at the theater – first at a high school production of Horton Foote’s “1918,” with my grand-daughter in the lead role; the second a premiere musical version of “A Fortress of Solitude” at Dallas Theater Center. Not only did I see some great live theater, I realized at the […]

SHIFT Your Perspective

What does Mary Poppins give the Banks children that their former nanny didn’t? She gives them a different perspective. She shows them that medicine does not have to taste horrible if you add “just a spoonful of sugar.” She takes the children’s negativity and gives them another way to think about the experience. With this […]

Synergy – 3 ideas for getting the most from your team

Synergy is kind of a cliché word these days. We talk about teams having synergy…We talk about synergistic relationships…But is synergy really happening in our teams and organizations? Synergy is defined as “the interaction of elements that, when combined, produce a total effect that is greater than the sum of the individual elements, contributions, etc” […]