Small Details for Big Picture People

Digging into the minutia can be a struggle for folks prone to big visions. But there’s hope. Eric Torrence shares a great way to stomach the small details for big picture people.

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Breaking Through Joy Barriers in Our Organizations

There are many things that threaten to steal our joy at work or at home. Scott Savage shares a few ways he’s found to break through those joy barriers.

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How to Have Team-Building Activities Your Team Will Enjoy

Team-building activities can be fun. You just have to pick something the team will enjoy. Here are seven suggestions that will work for your team.

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Finishing Strong: Bring in Fresh Eyes Early and Often

When working on a project the key to success is collaboration. We all have blind spots. So it’s vital to bring in fresh eyes — early and often.

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4 Leadership Lessons Learned On a Dysfunctional Team

It’s been reported that 75% of cross-functional teams are dysfunctional. On one? Don’t fret. Here are a few lessons learned on a dysfunctional team.

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How to Effectively Run Remote Teams

Guest Post by Sophia Anderson Hiring remote workers has been debated and analyzed many times, and you will always find those in favor of it, and those who are against it, but rarely will you find actual advice on how to successfully manage a remote team of people. In this day and age, geographical location…

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How to Ask Better Questions

One of the most important skills of a leader is the ability to ask great questions. While some people’s leadership style is better characterized by an exclamation mark (“Look at me!” or “Do this!”), the greatest influencers shape their leadership around the question mark – they know what to ask and when to ask it….

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The Difference Between Colleagues and Community

Have you noticed? We’re trying something new on Thin Difference this month. We’ve chosen a theme. Our hope is that by publishing several different perspectives on a specified topic, we’ll facilitate discussion and achieve one of Thin Difference’s goals of enabling cross-generational communication and connection. Our first theme is community. When I sat down to…

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4 Questions Every Team Needs to Hear

Guest Post by Kelly Gregorio No one ever said leadership is easy. You have to be both the point person and the fall guy (or gal). You have to encourage people to keep going when everyone else wants to give up. There are times when you have to make difficult delegations and even more challenging,…

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