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“what are the benefits of having an outsider like me…”

As one might expect, I often get into questions as the what are the benefits of having an outsider like me come into an organization.  Today, I thought I’d share a few of my typical responses to these questions.... Read More »

What’s the health of your team?

 What’s the health of your team? You’ve just begun a process to truly understand! I work with leaders and their teams to assess the current situation, open up lines of communication, and align teams toward a common vision. My assessment... Read More »

Are you in a habit of meeting together?

Recently, I found myself in dialog with a couple individuals who are part of an investment holding group who places a heavy emphasis on culture and leadership development.  As you might imagine with their being a part of an... Read More »

“they’re likely missing out on the best 10%”

The other day, someone commented to me that, “Chris, we have in-house coaching and really don’t know how we’d benefit from your services” which triggered a thought.  I know many leaders who have fantastic cultures within their organization.  Part... Read More »

Are you investing in the on-boarding or assimilation of new leaders?

In blog post like The 4th “C” in Hiring, I’ve shared thoughts and encouragement around the process of hiring key leaders in an organization.  Today, I’d like to focus on the importance of investing in the on-boarding or assimilation of new leaders.... Read More »

Is it time to assess your team?

If I were to come into your organization and perform a depersonalized assessment of your team, would the following be comments I gathered from your team members? What are the major obstacles which either do prevent, or could prevent... Read More »

stages of high-performance

Several years ago, my friend Jim Zarvos, Zarvos Leadership and Coaching, shared with me a process he utilizes to aid leaders and their teams in aligning toward high performance.  Jim and I call this process a Team Alignment process... Read More »

The Power of Buy-in

Recently, I found myself in a conversation that reminded me of a story I often tell during the course of a coaching relationship.  It centers around “the power of buy-in” versus the “value of a good idea”. Several years... Read More »

“2nd team normally always wins this competition”

One of the topics I touch on regularly is the area of gifts and talents.  I find frequently that teams are disjointed and have their players in the wrong positions on the team.  Additionally, I find many have never... Read More »

“It’s all about relationships!”

This past week in one of my advisory boards, we discussed a common theme that has been coming up for me in multiple venues:  relationships.  Yes, whether talking about leadership, growing your business, growing a ministry, discipleship, or a... Read More »
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