Build Team Relationships with These Ten Simple Questions

Think of the last time you started a meeting with more than five people. Now think specifically about the conversation that started the meeting. Did you get right to an agenda or business, or was there room for small talk at the beginning? At Corporate...

Turn Your Virtual Meetings Into a Team Building Device

As business anxiety is setting in over the Coronavirus, more companies are asking their employees to work remotely. As someone who has worked remotely for years, this may not seem like a new concept. However, for those employees who are used to working in...

Why Speed Wins Out Over Perfection

A recent article from McKinsey & Company highlights survey results that separate growth leaders from other leaders. That article, plus a number of client meetings, have us here at Corporate Path Leadership thinking about productivity, and specifically...

Four Ways to Add Inspiration to Your Team Routine

When was the last time you were truly inspired by someone that you worked with? It’s an important question that requires a bit of reflection. At Corporate Path Leadership, we find that people are frequently inspired by an article or book they have read, a...

Get the Most From Your Next Brainstorming Session

Brainstorming ideas with a team can be a rewarding way to generate new ideas and stimulate energy for the entire group. On the flip side, if not done productively, it also can be a colossal waste of time and drain their energy. What’s the difference in...

How To Avoid Being The Villain In Your Own Office Story

When you go see a movie, there is usually a hero and a villain. The arc of the story shows the hero overcoming obstacles, fighting the odds, and the villain, to eventually win the day. The movie wraps up with the the villain defeated, and all is right with...

Five Tips for Successfully Leading Remote Teams

Corporate Path Leadership finds examples of remote teams everywhere. This is not just in start-ups or cutting-edge progressive companies. In today’s competitive marketplace, it can be challenging to find an employee that is the right fit, and who is...

4 Ways to Turn Age Gaps Into a Collaborative Team Success

Corporate Path Leadership is hearing more stories about challenges between generations in the workplace. Whether it is a younger manager struggling to understand and see the value of an older worker, or a middle-aged manager struggling with the work ethic...

5 Ways to Help Employees Rally Behind Changes

So your company is staring down 2019, and whether you are rapidly growing or struggling, the need to address change in this new year is inevitable. What is your plan to address change? Will your current employees be ready for the change? What are your...

8 Ways to Make Your Meetings More Productive

A recent article from Psychology Today focused on meetings and why they so often fail. Corporate Path Leadership agrees with most of the points in the article -- and appreciates the fact that the focus of the article was how to make meetings more...

Does Your Leadership Style Include These 4 Pillars?

A recent article by the Wharton School of the University of Pennsylvania profiling John Chambers and his new book on leadership captured our attention. Chambers led Cisco from a $70 million company to an over $48 billion company in his tenure as Cisco CEO....

4 Steps to Make Business Conflict Work

A recent article on “How to avoid a culture war in business” got us here at Corporate Path Leadership thinking a bit more about conflict in general. Conflict is inherent wherever we are. Especially in the workplace. The author for this article recognized...

The importance of diverse teams (and where to find them)

We recently came across this Business Insider article focused on how Reddit overhauled its team and reputation by looking outside of traditional sources to find a diverse team. CPL understands the importance of diverse teams. We’ve directly experienced...

Should you ditch the to-do list? Two ways to rethink it.

Productivity and a sense of accomplishment at the end of each day are important aspects of job satisfaction. But what’s the best way to stay focused so you are not sideswiped by fire drills or inconsequential things throughout the day? While our earlier...

Why Putting Yourself First Can End Up Making You Last

  Does this situation sound familiar to you? You work with someone who is exhausting. From the moment a conversation starts to the moment it ends, the focus is 90% on them. Their issues, their frustrations, their needs. I have experienced this over and...

Getting Along vs. Getting Work Done

How To Assess Team Dynamics To Determine The Right Balance Everyone’s dream at work is the perfect team where there is mutual respect, perfect and clear division of responsibilities, a dose of strategy for every dose of execution and accomplishment and...

Are You A Highly Emotional Intelligent Person At Work?

Travis Bradberry, co-founder of TalentSmart and author of Emotional Intelligence 2.0  identified eight habits that people with high emotional intelligence use in the workplace. The results are based on research with over one million people and show how...

Does Your Email Control You — Or Do You Control It?

There is no doubt that email in the workplace has vastly sped up the flow of communication. Most see this a progress and ability to make decisions and move projects forward faster. But what is the individual impact of these tools directly on you? Likely...

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