The First Step to Team Accountability

Every leader wants to have a team who hold themselves and one another accountable. Such a team is easy to manage because in many ways they manage themselves. They take personal responsibility. More importantly, if given clear direction, the accountable team produces. The individuals take responsibility for themselves and keep one another on track. The Read More …

What Makes a Gr8 Leader?

Today’s guest blogger is Ana-Cristina Gonzalez. This will be the final blog of the What Makes a Gr8 Leader blog series. Thank you to all those that contributed! Ana-Cristina is the Chief Operations Officer for Saint William’s Catholic Church in Round Rock. She holds a BS in Human Development and Family Sciences from THE University of Texas and Read More …

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team – Part Five

This is the fifth post in my series on “The Five Dysfunctions of a Team” by Patrick Lencioni.  I am discussing the fifth dysfunction. Read about the first four dysfunctions:  Absence of Trust, Fear of Conflict, Lack of Commitment, and Avoidance of Accountability. Inattention to Results is Patrick Lencioni’s fifth dysfunction. The fifth dysfunction builds upon Read More …

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team – Part Four

This is the fourth post in my series on “The Five Dysfunctions of a Team” by Patrick Lencioni.  I am discussing the fourth dysfunction. Read about the first three dysfunctions:  Absence of Trust, Fear of Conflict and Lack of Commitment. Patrick Lencioni’s fourth dysfunction, Avoidance of Accountability, was my favorite to read about. I often think in Read More …

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team – Part Two

Last week I wrote about the first dysfunction, Absence of Trust, in Patrick Lencioni’s book The Five Dysfunctions of a Team. This week, I am reviewing the second dysfunction, Fear of Conflict. Just as it sounds, this dysfunction addresses the all-too-familiar characteristic of teams in which people are purposely avoiding debate. Once a team has built Read More …

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team – Part One

This post is the first in a five part series about the book The Five Dysfunctions of a Team by Patrick Lencioni. Before finishing my MBA I set a goal (more on my goals in a later post) to read two books a month after graduation. The first book I have read as part of Read More …

Ashley Moyer’s Leadership Journey (The Concordia MBA Part 10)

I am in the final leg of the Concordia MBA program. I am only two semesters away from walking across the stage and adding three little letters to my business card. In past blogs, I have detailed overcoming struggles; I have talked about overcoming fears and accepting change. I’ve learned a lot through these struggles. Read More …