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Category Archives: Teamwork
10 Lessons from May’s Invitational Boot Camp

June 6, 2013

By Laurie Clarke, COO, The Tatham Group Last week I had the privilege of facilitating Boot Camp for seventeen amazing individuals.  I take the challenge to impart a new perspective very seriously, while having some fun, and feel nervous before every session.  And then I remember: they are not the only ones learning.  The biggest […]

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How Process Drives Culture – The Big Three

October 17, 2012

By Keith DeFreitas An earlier blog post, Selling, Not Yelling, described my experience with a team of car salespeople.  I told the story of shifting from “motivating” them to building a consistent sales process.  As the team focused on process, they dramatically improved the hard must-have goals. The General Manager went from pounding to praising them […]

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Shifting from Middle to World Class in 10 Weeks

August 13, 2012

By Laurie Clarke, COO, The Tatham Group For weeks they thought it would never come together.  ‘Just trust us’, we say as the look of skepticism crosses their face when asked to reach further into the unknown.  As a team that launched only ten short weeks ago worry has set in on the final stretch. […]

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The Power of Attitude: A Cherokee Legend

March 5, 2012

By Laurie Clarke, COO, The Tatham Group As a coach, motivation is a big part of the job.  We help people and organizations reach their true potentials.  Sometimes the path appears daunting and our teams start to doubt themselves and their ability to affect change.  Are there large obstacles thrown at them?  Is transformative change […]

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Driving Innovation

September 20, 2011

By Laurie Clarke, COO, The Tatham Group How will the Competence E project use $273 million and 250 scientists change the world?  As Andreas Gutsch, project head, explains:  “We are no longer focused on studying individual molecules or components, but on developing solutions on the system level…We are conducting excellent research for application, not for […]

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Talent & Team

July 13, 2011

By Michael Tatham, President, The Tatham Group. During a conversation with Mike Clement, Managing director of Strait Insights, we discussed the topic of talent and team.  There is a new generation of highly capable young leaders moving into prominent senior positions, but are you fast tracking a leadership capability for the present culture or future […]

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Are You Part of the Rework Cover-up?

June 13, 2011

  By Laurie Clarke, COO, The Tatham Group Success!  The Invitational Boot Camp was a hit.  Great session filled with laughter, excitement and hard work.  And, yes, there was evidence of learning.  As one participant said, it’s not what was taught that matters rather what was learned. As a facilitator, my learning never stopped.  Although […]

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A Culture of Sacrifice Breeds Success

June 3, 2011

By Michael B. Tatham, President, The Tatham Group Do you ever think if only I had the right team composition winning would be much easier? It’s something we all try to achieve.  Sports agents search for stars, corporations have departments of recruiters tasked to seek out talent and studios woo Hollywood icons all to build […]

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