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Top team challenges

Your Guide To Resolving Top Team Challenges

By Silvia Pencak

Leading a team isn’t an easy task. You may have a group of hard-working individuals who are great at achieving results, but helping them click together, communicate effectively and partner up on projects is a very different story. As a leader, it’s your responsibility to help your team overcome these…

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Power Up Meetings

Ultimate Hacks To Power Up Your Meetings

By Silvia Pencak

Meetings continue to be one of the top time wasters for teams across the industries and continents. This is why I decided to share with you my top tips to help you power up meetings to get your team more engaged and ultimately more productive. But first, let’s look at…

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How to speed up decisions

How To Speed Up Decisions Without Creating Unwanted Disasters

By Silvia Pencak

On a daily basis normal person makes countless decisions. In fact, some statistics state that average adult makes about 35,000 decisions each day. Some can be trivial, like deciding what to have for breakfast, other major, like deciding on the direction of your project, or how to deal with underperforming vendor…

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Managing Team Diversity

Secrets To Managing Team Diversity

By Silvia Pencak

With so much talk about diversity in the workplace, it’s a shame that the statistics are still not improving! I’m furious to read the following: About 47% of companies had no women directors and 43% had no women executive officers in Canada in 2016. (Diversity Disclosure Practices 2016 Report by…

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The Power of Team Work

The Powerful Team Work (Video)

By Silvia Pencak

It is fascinating to observe teams working together. Things like personality, preferences, ego come to the surface and impact how individuals work, perform and enjoy their workplace (or community). If you are a leader looking for resources to create a powerful team work, you are at the right place. Rule…

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Team Work Fail

Video: Team Work Gone Wrong

By Silvia Pencak

Building a team is not an easy task. A group of individuals, each with his/her own dreams and aspirations can be challenging to bring together to pursue goals and results they might not care about. Here are some of our favorite videos to share with your team as you look…

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Why project failure leadership

The #1 Reason Why Projects Fail

By Silvia Pencak

There are countless reasons why projects fail. From team issues, through lack of project management skills, to the low stakeholder engagement, you can find couple hundred reasons behind project failure or delays. If your organization ever led a project or initiative that was delayed, over budget, or under promise, you…

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Mind Mapping

Why To Use Mind Mapping

By Silvia Pencak

When you’re dealing with a complex problem, mapping out a new training or program or drafting your business strategy, chances are that you go through a lot of paper and sticky notes. If you’re a Counter Active Implementor like myself, chances are that sticky notes, flip chart or paper just…

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