Category Team Building

  Recently, I was asked,  “What are the essential ingredients that make a successful team?"   Whether it was the word “ingredients” or the fact that my stomach was growling, the analogy to making the perfect dish seemed obvious. Start Strong's Recipe for a 5 Star Team: Talent = meat. This is our main course. The lack of talent is like the absence of meat in the main dish. (I don’t know how you vegetarians do it!) Just ...
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  We all could hear Jerry Jones utter these words around October. All of us, at one time or another, has. Once you realize you have a problem is the first step to overcoming it they say. I’ve found that when I’m not intentional about who and what I need to help solve a problem, I’m not very good at fixing it. Analyzing the situation and taking stock of what’s around you could go further ...
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  When I first started my career, in 2000, the tide was just starting to change. Women were taking more leadership positions, the workplace was starting to fully embrace technology and Gen X was rising in the ranks. Just recently I noticed how my degree at my alma mater has changed since the time I earned it. It now has incorporated human resources, entrepreneurship and e-commerce classes that were not part of the curriculum in ...
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