Three Secrets of a Super-Fun Team

secrets to a super fun team

Have you ever wondered what makes some teams great and some, well, duds? So have I. I’ve been on teams that work really well together and are downright a blast to be a part of. I’ve been on others where I couldn’t wait to go home at the end of the day. For many people, it may be a mixture of

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Top 10 Reasons Your Team Building Activities are Ineffective

ineffective team building activities

“I really don’t want to share anymore,” one of my coworkers said. “Why not?” the facilitator demanded. “Because this isn’t the place,” she replied. At that point, Kara began to cry and walked off. Talk about your awkward moments. Fortunately, I wasn’t the facilitator or the one who made her cry. (Phew!) Why did that turn out so badly? I’ll finish the story in

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Leadership Lessons I Learned from My Daughter, the Junior Philanthropist

Leadership lessons I learned from my daughter

It’s a lot of fun to watch children grow up as a parent, especially when they start to come into their own as a person. I have two kids and both are pretty amazing in their own ways. My 9-year old son loves sports and works hard at each of them and is very naturally gifted in the athletic arena. My

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Why Every Leader Should Use the DiSC Assessment with Their Team

leaders using disc assessment with team

I first used the DiSC assessment years ago when I was working at a church in Phoenix, Arizona. Our church hosted a workshop and one of the speakers led us in this personality assessment. Since then, I have used it multiple times and with multiple teams to help me discover more about who I’m working with and how to lead and/or work

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