Weaknesses of our virtues 

Many firms exalt sales people and other top performers for their go-get-‘em qualities: quick-wittedness, self-confidence, assertiveness, ingenuity, and initiative – even perfectionism.  We often cultivate and reward the behaviors we value in ourselves. As we grow, we recognize that complementary skill sets are essential to round out the capabilities of the team.  As leaders, we read more…

Coaching a Weary Team through Change

 By Gerri Leder and Brigitta Gyoerfi In the face of unprecedented challenges, how are your company’s ambitions and limitations impacting your team? Understandably, the pressure to grow is on.  A leader’s first instinct may be to focus on employees and their productivity.  Are members of your team feeling stressed, drained, unappreciated or unfulfilled?  What is read more…