High Performance Team
Climbing Mt. Vinson, providing that I make it to the top, will be my final summit of the “7 Summits.”
A key behaviour relates to “Expressing Authentic Appreciation”. This behaviour helps to address our emotional need of belonging, something that Abraham Maslow identified as fundamental to human motivation in his famous “hierarchy of needs”.
Climbing any big mountain always includes many unknowns. The team dynamics, the weather, the snow conditions and even the local culture, political climate and economy come into play. This is the excitement of exploration and adventure.
Monday July 26 – Summit Day At 11am we stood on the top of Europe. It was a long and tiring climb, but fun and exciting. It was very busy in the hut which translated into a lot of noise, but I don’t sleep much before a summit climb anyway. I went to bed about [...]
Regardless of who you lead of within what context, followers are looking for the same four basic things from you. These are TRUST, COMPASSION, STABILITY and HOPE.
Hundreds of thousands of people in Canada are members of Costco. I was fortunate be be interviewed for the November/December 2009 issue. See a link to the article here. http://www.costcoconnection.ca/connectioncaeng/20091112/?folio=23
A study by McGraw-Hill revealed that companies that maintained focus on people and marketing during a recession realized a 275% rebound when the economy recovered. Those that cut spending to people and marketing only saw a 19% rebound from their low point.