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An Introduction to The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team

An introduction to The Five Behaviors model in the context of a real team. It explains how the behaviors derive from The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, by New York Times best-selling author, Patrick Lencioni, and describes how critical the behaviors are to building a cohesive team. The Five Behaviors profile, which provides both individual and [...]

By | October 10th, 2017|Building My Team|0 Comments

Ways to Leverage Your Team’s DiSC Map

Value of a Team Map – Understanding Your Team Using DiSC DiSC is a great tool to help individuals figure out how to communicate and work better with one another. And when a team comes together to experience DiSC, a team map can be created to help team members – and the team leader – [...]

By | October 2nd, 2017|Building My Team|0 Comments

The Key Ingredients for Building (or Re-Building) a Cohesive Team

by Michael Holland During a recent visit to Lake Placid, NY, I was able to see the USA Hockey Team’s Miracle on Ice exhibit. What an exhilarating time, seeing the pictures and watching a replay of that magical game!  Without much knowledge, we’d think this team just happened to come together and play their hearts [...]

By | September 20th, 2017|Building My Team|0 Comments

Building a Strong Team is Both Possible – and Remarkably Simple

The single most untapped competitive advantage is teamwork. To gain this advantage, teams must trust each other in order to engage in productive conflict, commit to decisions, hold each other accountable and focus on achieving collective results. The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team™ has a simple goal: To facilitate a learning experience that helps professionals [...]

By | September 18th, 2017|Building My Team|0 Comments

How Are Your Employees Consuming Your Leadership?

By Michael Holland I was recently asked if I knew about a local restaurant.  My response was immediate.  It's a great place, a little pricey but every meal I've ever had there is great.  The food is always good and I've had different dishes there over time.  The service is great, even on a really [...]

By | May 24th, 2017|Building My Team|0 Comments

Leaders: Are You Making Your Team Dysfunctional?

by Robin Perry I often hear about teams that don’t work well together. A leader or manager will tell me about team members that don’t get along, or someone who’s not “pulling their weight” and it’s causing problems on the team. Certainly there are team members who can be disruptive – and other times it’s [...]

By | May 3rd, 2017|Building My Team|0 Comments

Why Great Leaders Say “Bring Me Problems”

By Michael Holland Bring me problems.  Your leadership mantra challenge for 2017 should be Bring Me Problems.  We have so often heard the opposite phrase of don't bring me problems, bring me solutions.  We are too busy to solve all these problems and we want our employees to stand on their own, figure things out, be empowered, [...]

By | March 8th, 2017|Building My Team|0 Comments

NFL Champions on Leadership

Embed the above image on your site: Leadership Insights from Super Bowl Champions by Bishop House Consulting

By | January 18th, 2017|Building My Team, New Leader|0 Comments

6 Hidden Assumptions that Limit Your Team’s Effectiveness

By Michael Holland Picture this real life competition with a goal to build the tallest structure that can support a soft, fluffy, lightweight marshmallow using spaghetti, twine and tape within 18 minutes. First, there's a ballroom full of 100 co-workers.  They are broken out into random teams of 4 to 5 and are busy at [...]

By | January 4th, 2017|Building My Team|0 Comments

You Might Have a Dysfunctional Team If . . .

By Michael Holland Teams, teams, they are everywhere.  Many think that just surviving together through the drudgery of the work week makes the group a team.  Many think that having a moniker – the senior leadership team, the accounts payable team, the special super-secret project team – creates a truly cohesive and functional team.  The [...]

By | December 21st, 2016|Building My Team|0 Comments