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Welcome to the Blogs by the Excel Group Team. We're passionate about building Team and Management Effectiveness.

Top Tips for Team Off-Site Meetings

For every manager with a great reputation for leading offsite meetings, there is a manager who is known for planning meetings that provide cerebral nap times. Offsite meetings can be great tools to recalibrate, motivate, brainstorm, and...

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3 Keys To Coaching Your Team Through Change and Transition

We've seen more change in the last decade than our grandparents saw in their lifetimes. Customers are changing. Markets are changing. How can managers help lead their people through on going organizational change?

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Team Engagement: 3 Factors for Engagement Excellence

Can you tell the difference between an employee who is truly engaged, and one who isn't? Try looking at the difference in quality of service you receive.

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Teamwork or Team Walk

Sometimes even executives leave if teamwork doesn't work. 3 Tools leaders can use for better teamwork.

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Top 10 Coaching Tips

If you manage people, you should understand the importance of effective coaching. How someone is managed can have an enormous impact on their effectiveness and productivity, and thus impact the productivity of the entire team.

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2 Habits for Renewal & Stopping The Insanity

Did you unplug a bit this summer? Lately I have noticed that when you ask people how they're doing, they don’t generally use the word “productive” in their response.

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What is the Difference Between a Coach and a Manager?

One of the questions often discussed is, "What's the difference between a Manager and a Coach?" That question often leads us to another:

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5 Factors for Highly Effective Teamwork

This Team's success has been global. They have worked with U2, Celine Dion, Robert Plant, Bebe Winans, Aretha Franklin and the late Amy Winehouse.

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4 Failure Factors that Challenge Team Effectiveness

Take a close look at teams and you'll see that some function well, some just function, while others fail. How is your team doing? Below, you'll see 4 Failure Factors that challenge teams.

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Leadership Turning Dreams into Goals.  2 Starting points.

Over 50 years ago, Dr. Martin Luther King uttered the words, "I have a dream," in his speech at the Lincoln Memorial in Washington DC. We are already a few weeks past "Happy New Years" now. Typically this time of year represents a "reset " time or a new start on ...

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5 Keys for a Service Culture

We've all heard or read about nightmare experiences in hotels or resorts. Have you ever had what you felt was lousy service while on holiday, and vowed never to return? Well, this hotel experience transformed us.

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