Category: Team Building

A Strategy Leaders Use to Strengthen Connection on Their Remote Team

A Strategy Leaders use to Strengthen Connection on a Remote Team

How do leaders challenge their remote teams? They use a strategy that helps the people on their team declare how they will show up, and have the team hold each other accountable for showing up that way.

The Virtual Leader Uses Cause to Connect (1)

The Virtual Leader Uses Cause to Connect

5 Minute Read One of the greatest inventions in aeronautical technology was autopilot. You set your destination, and paid no attention to why you were going there, nor how you were going to get there. COVID-19 knocked most of our aircraft off of autopilot. Then the pandemic hit and air traffic control grounded all of…
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Reinventing Leadership: Nine Things Virtual Leaders Must Focus On

All the research that has been released today on leading in our new virtual frontier says there’s something missing. The challenge is that leaders are being called upon to focus on how to create culture in a virtual world. After reviewing my week, I’ve discovered nine areas of opportunity leaders should focus on to help strengthen their virtual culture. In order to do this, leaders are going to have to stretch their authenticity, transparency and connectivity.

The Nine Areas Leaders Need to Focus on is
-Building Clarity
– Focusing on Cause
– Challenging Potential
– Demonstrate Culture
– Describe Commitment
– Be Courageous
– Celebrate
– Building a Learning Community
– Integrate Comedy

It’s time to reinvent leadership in a way that you show up as a more authentic version of yourself. Bring more clarity, raise the necessity of why people do what they do, make bigger declarations, make commitments, find the behaviors they need to take on to reach their goals, celebrate people, build a community and be the missing piece of culture that your company and your team needs right now. It’s a big request, but you can do it.

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How to Gain More Control

Is the COVID-19 crisis overwhelming you with the feeling that you’ve lost control? Right now, the thing we want most is control. We want control over our work, over our responses, and frankly to move about like we used to.
Before this crisis, I “thought” I was in control when it turns out, I actually wasn’t. I’m going to share with you my story about how I “thought” I was in control, and give you a road map that I’ve used since the beginning of this crisis to help get more control over your life.

2020 was going to be the best year of my life. And, I worked it Baby! I worked it like crazy. As a matter of fact, I worked it so hard, I started to feel sick. Then I discovered that I have a hyperthyroid.
What I had realized was that before I got sick, I “thought” I was in control, when actually I wasn’t. The truth is, I had zero control over my life.
With the help of my coach, I created a plan to get more control, and I’m going to share this with you. This plan begins by asking WHY you want to get in control in the first place and then diving deep into my 3 R process. RE-flect, RE-define, and RE-new.

How to Focus on Purpose Through Chaos

What’s currently occurring right now with COVID-19 is chaos. Although the situation to the Coronavirus is new to leaders right now, the one thing that isn’t new, is learning how to lead through chaos. Learn about a unique speech in history that leaders can learn from right now as they have conversations with their team.

If You're Afraid To Seek Feedback Remember These 3 Things

Afraid to Seek Feedback? Remember 3 Tips

Most of us are afraid to seek feedback. We all want to reach success but we need to remember three things to overcome the fear of asking for feedback.

How to Share Your 21-Day Feedback on Instagram

How to share your 21-Day Feedback on Instagram Stories

Are you doing the 21-Day Fast Feedback Challenge? Learn how to use our templates to post on Instagram every day.

How to Share Your 21-Day Feedback on Facebook (2)

How to Share Your 21-Day Feedback on Facebook

Learn how to share your Fast Feedback on for our 21-Day Fast Feedback Challenge here with our step-by-step Facebook Guide to posting on your news feed and on your stories.

The Value of Receiving Feedback

What’s the value of receiving feedback? Feedback is priceless. My life was changed when it was about five years ago when I got the best feedback sitting in a lecture, the facilitator said, “Mitch, you don’t listen.”

You don’t listen. Three words. The best feedback I ever got in my entire life encapsulated into three words.

Now what was great about that was I was listening.

Those three words really changed my future.

Those words really changed my ability to not only listen but also to see the mistakes I had made; to see what I was doing and what I wasn’t doing that could have changed everything.

The people in your life are holding the keys to your future success in life.

Feedback is a gift. When you begin seeking and receiving feedback from others for the sake of becoming a better human being, you are getting THE MOST VALUE as a leader.

Getting truly honest, transparent feedback from the people we love is priceless. It allows us to increase our own levels of self-awareness and identify areas for growth and begin to step into bigger versions of ourselves. That’s what leadership is all about.

WHY YOU DON'T SHARE YOUR DREAMS Simon Leadership San Diego CA

Why You Don’t Share Your Dreams & What You Need to Remember

You are hiding, you don’t share your dreams for good reasons. Sharing our biggest life dreams makes us vulnerable, but here are 6 reasons why you don’t share your dream and what you need to remember to create the courage you need to share it! Sharing your dream is the first step.

Team Building Events San Diego: The Person Who Changed Your Life

The Person Who Changed Your Life: Team Building Workshop

Let us take you through an experience with your team where you all share about the experience you’ve had with a person who’s changed your life!

Leadership Hacks from Today's Thought Leaders

Leadership Hacks from The Art of Leadership San Diego Conference

You’ve probably watched videos about “cooking hacks” and “life hacks” but, have you ever heard of Leadership Hacks? Let’s talk about hacking for a moment. In technology, hackers are the most powerful person in a network. Hackers find the vulnerable spot, make a quick change without trying to change the whole network and leave silently.…
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Brain tools The free app your team needs for more innovative thinking

Brain Tools: A Free App Your Team Needs For More Innovative Thinking

Are you looking for free tools to use at work to help your team? Leaders, managers and executives alike can benefit from this free app that helps your team come up with more creative and innovative ideas.

Team Building Vs. Building High Performance Teams Leadership Training | San Diego, CA

Is Team Building the Solution to Your Problem? The Distinction Between Team Building and Building High Performance Teams

Are you looking for help with problems with your team? Normally, the first thought is to Google team building and have an expectation that a team building activity or even is going to be the solution. However, most people go into team building events with the expectation that they will walk out becoming a high performance team and that is not the case. Learn about the distinction between team building and building high performance teams.

A team retreat for the inner game of leadership a case study

A Team Retreat for The Inner Game of Leadership: A Case Study

Team Building Meditation Retreat Where leadership meets meditation. Length of Team Building Retreat: 2 Hours # Of Participants : 8 [bctt tweet=”We are in an age where there is no solitude at all and if there were any we’d grab for our phones to make sure there wasn’t any. Elisha Goldstein @mindful_living”] Today, everyone has…
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How your Team is your Lifeline to Achieve your 2019 Resolutions.

How your Team is your Lifeline to achieve your 2019 Resolutions.

Are you ready to crush your 2019 resolutions for the new year?

Don’t bother.

Merely 8% of people actually fulfill on their new year’s resolutions.

Them are pretty bad odds. You have a 92% chance that whatever your write down, if you get that far, was a complete waste of your time!

Why such a low percentage?

Without anyone else holding you accountable, you probably won’t

San Diego Leadership Retreat

How to Prepare for Your Next Leadership Retreat

If you are an executive or leader looking to plan your company’s next leadership retreat, there are probably a lot of questions on your mind. But have you thought about asking, “How do I prepare how I want my people to show up at the retreat?” Learn about how to prepare for a leadership retreat.

Why does a leadership team exist? (comp)

Why Does a Leadership Team Exist?

The fundamental reason that most leadership teams don’t succeed is that they don’t stop to think about why they exist. The leadership team must discover and declare why it exists in order to truly solve the problems that they need to solve.

13 Ways To Keep Your Team On The Innovation Fast Track

The Call For Innovative Thinking
Companies around the globe are hunting for innovative thinkers. They are wanting people who have the ability to create and connect ideas and  turn those ideas into life. The rapid pace of technology has hit nearly every industry at a level of understanding that “to thrive is to innovate”

Corporate Retreat Cushman & Wakefield La Jolla, CA

Cushman & Wakefield Corporate Retreat

We were honored when Dan Broderick, Regional Managing Principal for Southwest U.S., and Mexico Cushman & Wakefield asked us to plan their corporate retreat, and also very excited.