Does your team crank or zoom?

Does your team crank or zoom?

What is the difference between a ‘crank’, a ‘start’ and a ‘zoom’? Answer: One is a singular task the other two are collaborative intents.   Why is this important? As an automotive engineer, my first career, I designed cranking motors, known to most people as...

Team Development and ‘MoneyBall’

I just expected entertainment.  What I got was a great story about business acumen, conflict resolution and team building from the baseball movie, Moneyball. So often in decision-making, emotions and history cloud the facts hiding the real problem.  Brad Pitt plays...

What to do about Office Gossip?

Spiral Impact Q & A Question:  What to do about Office Gossip? Answer: Karen shares how to Spiral Impact this challenge with simple and practical suggestions for individuals and teams/organizations.  Join the conversation! http://www.vimeo.com/25141776 Do you have...

Beginner’s gift

It happens every January:  a flood of beginners on the aikido mat.The tempo slows down.   Although at times frustrating, this is good.  When we work with the same people all the time we get comfortable and a familiar. This creates an environment...