Effective Teams – SBS STAR Radio

Effective Teams Essential Number 1 – Trust

Healthy organizations are dependent upon effective teams.  This sounds easy enough, but how do you build effective teams.

In this segment, Chris and Judi continue their conversation with Philip Saxton about organizational health and how to build effective teams. This is the foundation of organizational health.

This program originally aired on BIZ 1190 AM in Atlanta, Georgia on August 24th, 2013.

Why Meetings Are Killing Your Organization

Monty Python has done skits about them. They have been a bottomless source of material for Scott Adams’ Dilbert cartoon, and most employees dread them – the venerable office meeting.

What is it about coming together with co-workers or as a leadership team that has become a time of dread?

Frankly most meetings are a massive waste of time. Because they waste time, they kill morale and create a drain on precious resources – time and money.

We can make more money. We can never get back lost time.

As a point of encouragement, this is not the way meetings go in all organizations. In fact, healthy organizations have many meetings. Rarely do their attendees consider them a waste of time. Why?

Patrick Lencioni does a great job explaining this in his book, The Advantage: Why Organizational Health Trumps Everything Else in Business.

So, channeling my inner Patrick Lencioni, here are 5 tips to make your meetings meaningful.

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