Jack McGuinness

Jack McGuinness
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Jack McGuinness is co-founder and managing partner of Relationship Impact, a consulting firm focused on helping great leaders build great leadership teams.

The Dangers of Loose Expectations

If you want great results, assuming your team understands the outcomes you’re looking for is the best way not to get them.

Crisis Leadership Is Not Sustainable

The challenge is to move beyond "brute force leadership" and build a team that utilizes positive characteristics of leading in a crisis—but sets aside the dysfunction.

Fear Is A Bad Leadership Team Principle

The CEO’s most important job is to model behaviors that squash fear, such as minimizing emotional outbursts, encouraging teammates to challenge him or her, and fostering debate.

Four Features That Define Great Leadership Teams

Great leadership teams can accelerate performance, but they can also get in their own way and hold back progress. The following characteristics, while somewhat intangible and hard to measure, lead organizations to thrive.

Great Leadership Teams Move Beyond Assumptions

Here are three actions that leadership teams and team members can take to strengthen the team’s ability to engage in productive dialogue and move its most important issues forward.

A Systems View of Leadership Team Effectivenes

While it is not easy to build a leadership team that functions on all cylinders, the benefits can be dramatic for the team and, more importantly, for the organization it serves.

Nurturing Is Critical For Maintaining A Great Leadership Team

Without nurturing leadership teams tend to function as groups of individuals rather than as organizational force multipliers. Below are three practical steps leadership teams can take to ensure their teams get in and stay in alignment.

Great Leadership Teams Optimize Collaboration

Collaboration is one of those 'obvious' things that leadership teams are supposed to be good at. Unfortunately, many struggle to find an optimal balance between working independently and working collaboratively.

How Leadership Teams Can Recover from Toxicity

Toxic or even moderately dysfunctional leadership teams can cause long-term harm to leadership team members and their employees. Here's a look at how leadership teams can recover from toxic environments.

How To Measure Leadership Team Effectiveness

Effective leadership teams serve as stewards for their organizations – the board of directors, investors, employees rely on leadership teams to set direction, allocate resources, monitor progress and overcome roadblocks.
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