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Connect the Dots Has Your Teams Covered

Teamwork is not only a competitive advantage— it is a necessity. High-performing teams innovate, problem-solve, and directly contribute to profitability. The alternative results in firefighting leading to lack-luster results and unhappy employees. 
 
97% of employees and...

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When the C-Suite Goes “Survivor” — Approach Is Everything for Fixing Team Dynamics

When the C-Suite Goes “Survivor” — Approach Is Everything for Fixing Team Dynamics

The Hall of Fame football coach Vince Lombardi once said, “Individual commitment to a group effort — that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.”

For business, the converse is: when individuals aren’t unified, the team doesn’t work. It’s unlikely to reach its goals,...

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Lead From Home Toolkit - Complete Collection

Lead From Home Toolkit - Complete Collection

At Connect the Dots Consulting, we are committed to providing practical and timely leadership coaching and development. At a time when leaders are stretched to the limit, we want to share a Toolkit for effective “Work from Home” Leadership. These tried-and-true...

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Emotional Intelligence: It’s a Must-Have for Team Success

Emotional Intelligence: It’s a Must-Have for Team Success

“Take a look.”

The leader of an academic and technical group pointed Connect the Dots Managing Director, Brenda Hampel, to the work area of team members who had just participated in a session with her on emotional intelligence.

What she saw: small groups of team members talking together over and around their cubicles.

“This...

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quickconnect coaching

Connect the Dots has released a virtual coaching tool developed to help business leaders receive immediate support for themselves and/or their teams.

 

Here is...

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Lead from Home Toolkit - Inclusive Leader

We want to offer our continued support to you and your teams during the Coronavirus restrictions. We have developed a resource to assist your at-home management efforts, which we are calling the “Lead from Home” Toolkit. These...

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Real Leadership Insights - Our April Newsletter is all about Emotional Intelligence

Our April Real Leadership Insight newsletter is all about Emotional Intelligence. The newsletter contains an informative overview of EQ-i, a mini case study on its use in our practice, and a piece about using EQ-i to help optimize team success. Read it here.

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5 Keys to Help Struggling Managers Communicate More Effectively

5 Keys to Help Struggling Managers Communicate More Effectively

Is there a crisis in workplace communication?

Consider the following numbers:

  • 86 — The percentage of senior executives, managers and junior staff at U.S. companies who report experiencing communication breakdowns that lead to reduced productivity, missed deadlines, and sales deals that don’t close, according to...

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