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September 10, 2010


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Ed Brenegar

Thanks for sharing this, Tom. You are right. This person is a lousy leader. Her lack of people skills probably would make her one of the first to be downsized when the next RIF happens.

michael  cardus

Great example and this context is different from work.
I agree with the woman when she says "you have to finish" they both entered this race, reality TV show knowing their are risks...and they are competing against other teams for money.
This is why examples from sports and reality TV frustrate me, when used for team building and coaching. Because offices places are NOT football field or Reality TV shows.
The people entering reality TV Know they are going to be exploited and willingly sign up. So yes the only option they have to WIN the race is to shoot the watermelon; and not stop.

Coaching in organizations is different. As you fully explore in the IATF coach as leader programs.

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