1. Forget the Pecking Order at Work

    Organizations are often run according to “the superchicken model,” where the value is placed on star employees who outperform others. And yet, this isn’t what drives the most high-achieving teams. Business leader Margaret Heffernan observes that it is social cohesion — built every coffee bre…Read More

  2. The Happy Secret to Better Work

    We believe that we should work to be happy, but could that be backwards? In this fast-moving and entertaining talk from TEDxBloomington, psychologist Shawn Achor argues that actually happiness inspires productivity. How can leaders leverage the "happiness advantage" on individual and organizational …Read More

  3. Elements of Effective Inter-team Functioning: Task Satisfaction

    A large part of leadership is helping your team to work more efficiently and effectively together. Through leadership coaching from The Carman Group, you'll learn each aspect of becoming a better leader through enhancing the way your team operates. There are indicators that can help teams determine …Read More

  4. Elements of Effective Inter-team Functioning: Conflict Management

    Every successful team is led by a leader who understands that an effective team is a team that knows how to manage conflict. There are indicators that can help teams determine whether they are working well together. They are the critical elements of inter-team functioning. How teams handle each of t…Read More

  5. Elements of Effective Inter-team Functioning: Shared Goals and Objectives

    As a leader, your success depends on your team's success, and having a shared goal or objective is key to any team's success. There are indicators that can help teams determine whether they are working well together. They are the critical elements of inter-team functioning. How teams handle each of …Read More

  6. Elements of Effective Inter-team Functioning: Sharing Relevant Information

    Communication is essential in any effective team, and you aren't properly communicating if you aren't sharing relevant information! There are indicators that can help teams determine whether they are working well together. They are the critical elements of inter-team functioning. How teams handle ea…Read More

  7. Elements of Effective Inter-team Functioning: Active Listening

    A leader's success depends on the success of their team, and active listening is an essential component of every successful team. There are indicators that can help teams determine whether they are working well together. They are the critical elements of inter-team functioning. How teams handle each…Read More