Tag Archives: Team Building

Inutshuk Leadership

While traveling on Victoria Island my wife and I came across and ‘inutshuk’; a pile of stones stacked to resemble a human body. Clearly visible are two legs, a body, arms and a head. The stones are stacked in such … Continue reading

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Memorial Stones

Going through some old photos I found some from a trip to Israel. One of the fascinating things our guide and team leader taught us was practice of memorial stones that dates back to Biblical times. Passing through the Judean … Continue reading

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The Leader’s Perspective

I saw an interesting video that had a neat challenge in it. The instructions were simple but the results a little startling. All you need to do is put your arms up with elbows bent at 90 degrees, palms open … Continue reading

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Hearing Enough to Ask

It was an interesting situation. I had given directions for a team building activity. The directions are purposely pretty vague and it is up to the groups to figure out how to accomplish the task. Throughout the brief description certain … Continue reading

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Articulate to the Audience

I was at a meeting of leaders last week and overheard an interesting conversation. Two men were talking about their respective leadership roles and responsibilities. As one talked it was clear he chose his words carefully and had given thought … Continue reading

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Nice Example

Writer Dave Barry has said, “A person who is nice to you, but rude to the waiter, is not a nice person.” This past week I had the experience of working with two “bosses” from different companies. One boss was … Continue reading

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Little Behaviors, Big Lessons

How does leadership show itself in small things? It’s a funny feeling when you go up to a door that obviously says “Push” on it and it doesn’t open. You step back and read it again and then check to … Continue reading

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