Increasing Commitment In Your Organization

Wednesday, Jun 10th, 2015


Lashing Down Your Goals With Commitment Commitment is the social strap that binds your organization together. The essence of the mission and idea, values and vision that you aspire to achieve are all parts of a model shared in the minds of the members of your organization. A clear and appealing common vision will do wonders to inspire tightly committed teams that turn your organization into a living organism in its right. It is important for leaders to understand the distinctions between the various aspects of commitment that relate to the organization. On the most basic level there is a commitment of the individual to the cause, this is the attribute that leaders look for in candidates for management and […]

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Individual Commitment To Decision

Tuesday, May 26th, 2015


Commitment to Decisions When You Disagree As a leader, you will often need to have a high level of commitment to decisions made within the organization, in order to play the role that is required of you. You will likely have already proven that you both possess and value this vital attribute. There will be times when your loyalties and heart are in different places. What happens when you disagree with a decision, not out of principle but out of the practical experience? Commitment And Faith And Forgiveness The time that your commitment will be tested is when competent people appear to be making the wrong choice. When you have faith in the system, you will still find that there […]

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Leading Teams to Commitment

Tuesday, May 19th, 2015


Commitment is the glue that holds teams together. However, team members will only be able to commit fully when the conditions are right. Members must first be able to trust that it is safe to commit and that expressing opinions will not invite retribution. Commitment is a force that delivers continuity and resilience as retention of committed team members means not just loyalty but a strengthened organizational knowledge base.    This knowledge base gives the organization the power to tackle extended and motivated employees are much more likely to carry the load of an absent colleague or manage through challenging times. There Is No “I” In Team In team building, it is essential that leaders nurture the right environment to foster […]

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Nurturing A Culture Of Creative Conflict

Wednesday, Mar 18th, 2015

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Any organization these days must be ready to adapt to the changing world in which it operates. That means that the leaders must have the courage to look at difficult questions with open minds and open hearts. When an organization is more concerned with conformity and harmony than it is about creatively, when responding to conflicts, it will be limited in its ability to adapt and respond in ways that will ensure success.

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Team Conflict Is Necessary For Innovation

Thursday, Feb 5th, 2015


There is a role for conflict between members of a team that makes it a vital element. It provides the dynamic energy that is the engine of creation. It may not be desired as a dominant feature of your team but like so many things, there are times for conflict that will give your project momentum and a successful outcome. In the initial establishment, there must be conflict. Throughout the rest of the work cycle, the conflict can provide the shakeup that drives real change and innovation. Forming Storming And Norming Tuckman developed the first successful model of team behavior more than fifty years ago. With only a minor revision in the 1970s it has remained the clearest model of […]

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