Ideal Team Player

This episode is essentially a review of the book, The Ideal Team Player by Patrick Lencioni.  In this book, Patrick delves into the three qualities or virtues an ideal team player should have: humble, hungry, and smart.  The beauty of Patrick’s system is that it’s simple, but it might be a bit too simple. In the podcast, Dawn dives deeply into those three virtues and expands upon them, as well as what they actually mean to a fully functioning, positive, and thriving team.
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Focus

In this day and age of input and immediate access to anything, it can be awfully hard to focus. What’s the cost of not focusing? Is multi-tasking a myth? What does focusing look like for individuals as well as teams?
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Show up

Are you doing everything you can to show up fully? Intentionally? Or are you just doing the bare minimum? Which method do you think produces better results, inspires others, and actually gets stuff done?
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Forward Motion

Your job as a leader, manager, or a just a downright good human being is to keep things moving forward. Too often, we focus on who to blame and why a problem or challenge exists. Sometimes, it IS important to know why you have a problem, but you need to quickly move from that to solving the problem and keep the train rolling down the track.
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Be Vulnerable

One of the top 10 qualities of a leader that we have identified is being vulnerable. While that may seem counter intuitive, or, to some, downright distasteful, your staff, direct reports, and employees need to know you aren’t perfect. Because if you come off as perfect and without faults, what hope do they even have?
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The Deeper Why

Our philosophy – our mission, if you will – at The Shuler Group is the Deeper Why. We define the Deeper Why as that core kernel of what keeps us going, makes a difference, is our USP (Unique Selling Proposition), and our secret sauce. Our Deeper Why is the Deeper Why. 🙂 What is your Deeper Why?
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When People Thrive, Companies Thrive Podcast Launch

As CEO of The Shuler Group, LLC, I am excited to announce the inaugural episode of the People Thrive, Companies Thrive podcast.  I will deliver sharp, relevant inspiration and success strategies for CEOs, business owners, founders, managers, and leaders. Learn the importance of aligning your company’s purpose and values with those of your people and employees for greater success. Topics include business success, team building, employee engagement, communication, leadership, values, and more.
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