Our Business Is Not Warm And Fuzzy

April 14, 2016By Mike MillerCulture, Leadership, Team Effectiveness

We often bump into the idea that the kind of work we do at Forte is perceived as “warm and fuzzy” by businesspeople. (My friend Shawn just expressed something similar on his site.) The work we do isn’t “fuzzy” or “soft,” but this is quite a persistent myth. Let me explain why it’s untrue—and more importantly, why it’s … Read More

Call On Me… To Strengthen Team Trust

September 10, 2015By Mike MillerTeam Effectiveness

Today’s article originally appeared on strengthspartnership.com, written by consultant Ana Loback. Strengths Partnership is the U.K. company formed by the creators of Strengthscope, James Brook and Paul Brewerton. *** Trust is a commitment to cooperate before there is any certainty about how the trusted people will act. (Coleman, 1990). A vast body of research supports the many … Read More