Team Development

Apr 3 2024

Trust AND Verify: The Leadership Difference that Transcends Micromanagement

2024-04-03T13:51:07-05:00April 3rd, 2024|Communication, Inspired Ideas Blog, Leadership|

When managing a team, striking the delicate balance between effective oversight and stifling control can be the difference between leading a thriving team and driving them to frustration. I think it’s safe to say we all want projects to be smoothly and successfully executed. As a people or project manager, you likely feel pressure to [...]

Sep 27 2023

10 Steps to Ensure Your Salaries Are Competitive

2023-09-27T15:11:13-05:00September 27th, 2023|HR/Organizational Development, Inspired Ideas, Inspired Ideas Blog, Recruiting, Retention Strategies|

Compensation is a critical component of attracting, motivating, and retaining your team members. It’s not the only component (and sneak peek – #7 below encourages you to address those other components with your team members). However, when compensation isn’t at the level expected by recruits or existing team members, it can reduce the attractiveness of [...]

Sep 20 2023

Leading with Quiet Confidence

2023-09-26T09:46:11-05:00September 20th, 2023|Diversity & Inclusion, Inspired Ideas, Inspired Ideas Blog, Leadership, Personal Development|

Extroverted qualities like charisma, assertiveness, and outspokenness are widely accepted as synonymous with the traits of a great leader. Such being the case, it’s easy for introverts (like me) to feel as though we are swimming against the current in our leadership roles. Introverts may inherently be less visible, but in reality, introverts possess many [...]

Sep 11 2023

How Strong Is Your Team? Use a 9-Box To See

2024-03-01T14:15:17-06:00September 11th, 2023|HR/Organizational Development, Inspired Ideas, Inspired Ideas Blog, Leadership, Transformational Leadership|

If you were asked to assess your team’s current strength, you might struggle to give a quick or clear answer. You would name a few top players, and you could identify an underperformer or two who need to be managed up or out. But when pressed to rate where your team strength stands when looking [...]

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