Building the team you Need vs. Managing the team you Have: WEBINAR

This month’s Professional Development webinar was on the topic of Building a High Performing Team.

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Get the webinar

If you missed it you can download the recording.

Members of my professional development program can download this webinar for free. Read More

Building a Stronger Team

This month’s Professional Development webinar was on the topic of Building a Stronger Team.

If you missed it you can download the recording.

Members of Azzarello group can download this webinar for free.

Building a Stronger Team

Is your team capable of doing what the business needs?

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Managing Your Own Performance

This month’s webinar was on the topic of Managing Your Own Performance

If you missed it, you can download the recording.

Managing Your Own Performance

The webinar:

This is a very useful webinar to download if you want to:

  • Get your career and life goals in focus for next year
  • Manage your own productivity better
  • Get ready for a performance review with your boss
  • Know how to proactively choose the right work to ensure your development
  • Take consistent action on longer term career and business goals

NOVEMBER ONLY: Get $30 off on Membership

This webinar on Managing Your Own Performance is a great tool to help start the year with a strong plan. Read More

Making Sense of Employee Performance Ranking

Everyone’s exceptional!

Question: “How do you deal with people and teams who are average performers but who rate themselves as exceptional?”

This question came up on our last Member coaching hour call and I decided to write about it.

The rating scale

Since the call I’ve dug out the performance rating definitions I created to add to whatever corporate ones existed. Read More

Lesson from the dogs…

Lesson from the dogs

About a year ago, I went dogsledding in Canmore, Canada.

It was great. And ever since then, when I have a discussion with an executive about their organization, I think back to this experience.

The right team

I’ve said this before, there is no more important thing you can do as a business leader than to build the right team. Read More

Poor performance is contagious

To act or to suffer?

As managers, at some point we all
encounter an employee who frustrates us, and drains the life and energy out of the team.

When you are in this situation with someone, you know it in your heart that
you should act …

…particularly when they really annoy you … but you don’t act right away because you second guess yourself …

and you keep thinking… they really do some things very well… sometimes…


A colleague of mine shared this decision tree with me, and since then life has been easier.  Read More

3 ways to screw up your business

Oops!!People, Process, and Profit

I had a mentor teach me that that business success was based on these three things in this order.  People, Process, Profit.

Do things on purpose

From decades of watching successful business leaders, lessons learned  from my own experience as a GM and CEO, and my work with business leaders today, I know that focused, proactive attention in these areas can help you reduce risk and go faster. Read More