Articles by Gregg Gregory

June 2018

Leadership Development: Take a walk to Understand Your Team

By | June 20th, 2018|

A faster way to take the pulse of your work team, and a critical leadership development skill, is to get up and walk around the work area. You’ve probably heard of the acronym used to describe this activity: MBWA, or Management By Walking Around. A few wags refer to it sarcastically as “Management By Wandering Aimlessly.” Yet as J.R.R. Tolkien writes in “The Lord of the Rings” trilogy of books, “Not all those who wander are lost.” MBWA is walking around with a purpose.

May 2018

April 2018

Teamwork Skills: Conflict resolution 101: Keeping Your Composure

By | April 18th, 2018|

I write quite a bit about effective teamwork in the workplace, because it gives team members and leaders a view of how great a team can be. Of course, real life tends to throw obstacles at our best-laid plans. And sure as the sun will rise, we’ll experience conflict of one kind or another—whether between team members, a team leader or a customer. Dealing with this conflict is one of the most important teamwork skills we can develop.

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