Leadership 101: 7 tips for building group trust

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Two weeks ago, we talked about the 5 dysfunctions that groups commonly face. In short, there are truly not many totally unique problems when it comes to group management. Almost everything comes down to what you’re doing or not doing to build group trust and encourage a depth of connection. Aside: maybe you immediately saw … Read more

Group Management Mistake: Excel Hell

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Are we all familiar with Excel Hell? This is the eventuality where your group has come to rely on spreadsheets to track membership. It makes sense that many groups would fall back on Excel: it’s readily available and most people can muddle their way through its most basic functions. But there are myriad reasons why … Read more

Group Management Mistake: Nobody gets the mission

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Welcome back to our ongoing series on group management mistakes to avoid. Last week we went over the obsolescence of command-and-control leadership. Today, we’re talking about the need for a unified understanding of the group’s mission. Furthermore, once the mission is set, members need the ability to quickly recur back to it in order to stay … Read more

Group Management Mistakes: Command and Control Leadership

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You’re managing a group. You’ve taken on a leadership role because you have a deep interest in the cause, and you have the resources and experience level to rise to the challenge. You’re dedicated to getting GOOD at group management. Brilliant! Stick with us over the coming weeks as we cover some common group management … Read more