Forming the Team: Tuckman Part 1

Understanding forming, storming, norming, performing and adjourning can help you to lead, manage and facilitate teams and work groups more effectively.

Creating a Sense of Urgency

Kotter model of leading change – Step One is to create a sense of urgency. This is what it means.

Leading Change – Creating a Powerful Guiding Coalition

Putting together the right people to lead and manage the change initiative is critical to its success. It needs visible support from key people through out your organization. You must find the right people, instill in them a significant level of trust, and develop a shared objective.

Bad Leadership; the abuse of power

a leader can use his or her power to benefit others, but, of course the leader can also gain personally. The obvious problem is that when self interest rules, the leader gains but often at the followers’ expense.

The dangerous thing is that leaders can begin to delude themselves. They start to believe that the rules that govern what is right and what is wrong do not apply to them because they have the best interests of their followers at heart.