Yes, Cheesy “Trust Falls” Help, But Not How You Think . . .

Have you ever done a “trust fall?” It’s the one where you close your eyes and fall backward. The way it’s supposed to work: Your teammate catches you, even though you can’t see them. The way it works in business and life: No one catches you. But you keep falling backward anyway. You keep falling […]

The Glue That Keeps High-Performance Teams Together

Culture is not the ping-pong table. Culture is not the Keurig. Culture is not the ability to hang out with the people on your team after work. Somehow, this is what many people think. Culture is “Do you believe what I believe?” Culture is the alignment of core values. Culture is how we treat each […]

The Boring, Unsexy Thing That Gives People Confidence

This one isn’t a fun one. You know how these posts go, by now. Sometimes it’s motivational, sometimes it’s metaphorical, a lot of the time it’s reflective and a little of the time it’s hyper nitty-gritty detailed and tactical. No matter how the information gets out, it’s usually about doing more or increasing output. In general, […]