“No one can teach anyone anything of significance,” wrote the famed psychologist Carl Rogers in his classic book, On Becoming a Person. This philosophy is the foundation of effective mentoring. I learned a lot of insignificant things in grade school. Even today, I can name the capital of every state; I can tell you… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Organizational Psychology
At MarchFifteen, we are fascinated by business literature on leadership and influence. It is our role to have the most current business knowledge and awareness to best help you every day of the week. We recognize that there are many things that create influential leaders, and part two of this blog consists of a set… Read more »
Below is a case study, not hypothetical, but an example. An organization we worked with recently is continuously experiencing growth. They are quite stunned, and not really able to pinpoint exactly what the “magic” that their sales reps bring to the table is. They see the numbers but are not able to repeat the success… Read more »
If you choose to excel in Team Coaching, you have to balance your abilities to be strategic and creative. You need to be organic with the team and yet results driven at the same time.
A management team is not much different than a hockey team. An aligned management team has a common vision, with clear business priorities that members are committed to. There is clarity of each other’s roles and responsibilities, authorities and decision-making lines are understood and success is clearly defined. Conflicts are dealt with in an open constructive manner and group norms are established for working together.
Struck by Paulo Coelho’s quote, “Life without a cause is life without an effect,” I went under a rock and pondered… To really make a difference, as organizations, we cannot focus only on the bottom line, on the shareholder’s value. I believe we need to consider the broader community, a greater purpose…And our sense… Read more »