Five Dysfunctions of a Team – Inattention to Results

This is the last dysfunction that is discussed in the book “Five Dysfunctions of a Team”. Do read the first 4 dysfunctions I have been writing this past week – Absence of Trust, Fear of Conflict, Lack of Commitment, and Avoidance of Accountability. All these 4 dysfunctions eventually lead to the final dysfunction, the inattention …

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Five Dysfunctions of a Team – Avoidance of Accountability

For the past 3 days, I have been writing about the book Five Dysfunctions of a team. Check out the previous posts about the first three dysfunctions – Absence of Trust, Fear of Conflict, and Lack of Commitment. When a team doesn’t trust the members and hide their weaknesses and mistakes, it would lead to …

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Five Dysfunctions of a team – Lack of Commitment

This week I am writing about the book Five Dysfunctions of a Team which is about a fictional company whose executive team is highly dysfunctional and how the new CEO brings them all together to create a better company. Last two days were about the first two dysfunctions: Absence of Trust and Fear of Conflict. …

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Five Dysfunctions of a Team – Fear of Conflict

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In yesterday’s post, I was explaining about the latest book that I was finished reading: Five Dysfunctions of a team and the first dysfunction – the absence of trust. If you didn’t read it, go read yesterday’s post and come back. Continuing from where I left, when a team doesn’t trust each other, it would …

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Five Dysfunctions of a Team – Absence of Trust

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Five Dysfunctions of a Team is a book I started reading recently and I think is one book that everyone who is working together with a team needs to read. This book describes the many pitfalls that almost all teams in the world face. It starts out with a story about a fictional tech company …

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7 Extensions to install on your new Firefox Quantum browser

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On 14 November, Mozilla released a new version of Firefox called Quantum, which is literally a quantum leap in performance over the previous versions. Mozilla says the new version 57 is twice as fast as the previous version and takes about 30% less memory compared to competitors (cough Chrome cough). They have made a lot …

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How to convert Features into Benefits

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When writing copy for a product’s homepage, one mistake I see everyone doing is they keep talking about all the features that their product has. I see a lot of websites that keep listing down the different features and how it is better than the competition. I can go to 10 websites and at least …

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3 ways your competitors will help you with your copy

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In yesterday’s article, I explained 6 different ideas to read your customer’s mind and use the language/words that they use. I missed one important source of your customers – your competitors. Where else can you find new customers, other than your competitors? Your competitor’s websites are an important place to understand about the product you …

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How to speak your customer’s language when writing copy

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The landing page for your product is the single most important page on your entire website and it is important that you communicate well on that page to connect with your customers. If you don’t speak your customer’s language, they are just going to close the tab and move on to the next page. Worse, …

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