Tag: Ownership

5 Team Dysfunctions & How to Fix Them

Teams often suffer from a hierarchy of 5 major dysfunctions, starting with a basic lack of trust, according to Patrick Lencioni, author of The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable.  Without trust, they hold back opinions from others.  Without open expression, the team will have difficulty committing to group goals.  Without 100% commitment,

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Delegative Leadership: Giving Intent and Giving Up Control

Empowering employees has been a western world trend for decades, making businesses more efficient by pushing decisions down to where the expertise and information are, and developing initiative, skills, and morale in junior leaders. But are you willing to take the heat if your direct reports make mistakes? Follow these guidelines for successful implementation of the delegative style of leadership.