24 Sep Group to Great
Earlier this month, I took a 4-day workshop on How to Lead a Successful Group led by Dr. Maria Nemeth.
Yes, four days.
I’ve been an entrepreneur/ leader for over 22 years and didn’t realize how little I knew about leading a group.
We can all bring out the greatness of any group by providing:
When we establish the above (and they all need to be developed in the above order), we can allow the natural, collective wisdom of any group to emerge, no matter the context.
You achieve greatness when you tap into the potential of your entire group.
I also learned how to be aware of the group mind — the powerful intangible force that exists within any group — if unchecked can lead to silent opposition or even open irritation.
When you’re aware of this force that’s simmering underneath, you can redirect the energy, help members stay focused, effective, productive, and transform lives.
How do you keep your company’s, teams, families engaged?
I’d love to hear your strategies, tactics!
“Clarity about what matters provides clarity about what does not.”
― Cal Newport, Deep Work
“Everything you want to be, you already are. You’re simply on the path to discovering it.”
― Alicia Keys
In this fascinating book, New Yorker business columnist James Surowiecki explores a deceptively simple idea: Large groups of people are smarter than an elite few, no matter how brilliant—better at solving problems, fostering innovation, coming to wise decisions, even predicting the future.
In The Five Dysfunctions of a Team Patrick Lencioni once again offers a leadership fable that is as enthralling and instructive as his first two best-selling books, The Five Temptations of a CEO and The Four Obsessions of an Extraordinary Executive. This time, he turns his keen intellect and storytelling power to the fascinating, complex world of teams.