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Do You Know: Why Is It Difficult to Facilitate Your Own Team?

Last time, I mentioned the old saying, “If you want to kill an idea, send it to a committee.” This reflects the struggles committees often experience trying to accomplish a task. Members may want to be successful in their efforts, … Continue reading

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Did You Know: What Can Cause Teams to Fail?

Teamwork is a powerful thing. It enables organizations to move forward and resolve difficult issues that could not be handled using any other strategy. We have seen groups use the power of teamwork to resolve problems and remove roadblocks in … Continue reading

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The Last Thing To Do In Your Meetings

Hopefully, you have read and followed the suggestions in this blog about holding effective meetings. We have offered ideas about agendas, meeting duration, and other ideas to help you get the most from your time together. Today, we want to … Continue reading

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The Role of Labor in Beginning Employee Involvement

In past blog entries we have written about the need for management to engage employees to find ways to improve the workplace. This time, we want to look at the role of employees and the union in establishing the process. … Continue reading

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Do You Engage Employees During Meetings?

When I worked for another employer, we had regular staff meetings. I sat semi-patiently in these meetings to listen to the information we were being provided, even when it was the same information we had heard before. Input from the … Continue reading

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