When the U.S. economy tanked in 2008, it took a while for everyone to come to grips with what was happening. There was so much conjecture and misinformation being thrown around, no one seemed to realize the magnitude of what was occurring—or that anything substantial was happening at all.
When you’re a small business owner, efficiency is everything. You’re up against the big dogs in the world, so you have to make sure all of your priorities and resources are well-known, because one misstep could make or break all that you’ve worked so hard to build.
Losing an employee costs more than developing a new one. U.S. businesses lose $10 billion annually due to employee turnover, and as the economy improves, workers who feel their employers aren't investing in their professional development are leaving to pursue better opportunities.
Many companies host team-building events, but most of the intended lessons are forgotten as soon as people get back to the office. A Team of Leaders is an ambitious guide to making sure these events have lasting value.
Tribes are naturally formed in any organization; in their lifetime, they go through five stages of development. This summary explores the important role tribes play in any business and helps identify the ways people function within groups.
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