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by Gregory Ronczewski |
Mar 19, 2018
Gregory Ronczewski leads the design of the TeamFit platform – view his profile on TeamFit Top image: Hotel “Pod Orlem” (The Eagle) in Bydgoszcz, around 1910, fotopolska.eu   I remember well my first real job. I felt so misplaced,...
by Gregory Ronczewski |
Nov 9, 2017
Gregory Ronczewski leads the design of the TeamFit platform – view his profile on TeamFit Top photo published with the permission from Laughing Stock Vineyards. The main character in Borges’ Funes the Memorious is endowed with the ability to...
by Gregory Ronczewski |
Oct 30, 2017
Gregory Ronczewski leads the design of the TeamFit platform – view his profile on TeamFit In one of his posts on LinkedIn, Luke Wroblewski, Product Director at Google, shared a graphic showing that 21% of Millennials (age 18 to...
by Steven Forth |
Feb 7, 2017
“The future is here, it is just not evenly distributed.” William Gibson   Governments are preparing a massive renewal of infrastructure. In Canada, the government plans to stimulate the economy with a $125 billion infrastructure fund. In the United...
by Steven Forth |
Feb 2, 2017
Skill profiles are the new calling card. They are how we introduce ourselves to people and show what we can do. Building a great skill profile is part of the day-to-day work of all knowledge workers. So how do...
by Steven Forth |
Jan 22, 2017
Please take the Design Thinking Skills and Applications Survey – Share Your Insights How do you build a new skill set? That question is coming up a lot lately, in part because it is the beginning of the year...
by Karen Chiang |
Dec 5, 2016
What does this mean for your professional services firm and more important for yourself as an individual? Dan Pink introduced the case that mastery, autonomy and purpose are the key drivers for business performance. What does this mean for...
by Steven Forth |
Dec 5, 2016
Almost all of the people on TeamFit work on teams, which is not surprising given the platform’s name. We spend a lot of time figuring out what patterns of skills help people to work together. So much of the...
by Steven Forth |
Nov 7, 2016
TeamFit takes an open, bottom up, approach to skills. Anyone can claim a skill and they can call anything they like a skill. This keeps the system open and adaptive and lets new skills and skill terms bubble up...
by Steven Forth |
Oct 24, 2016
A simple question, “Can you perform the same role using different skills?” From another perspective, “Can the same skill set be applied to different roles?” Why do these questions matter? How you answer them will say a great deal...
by Dr. Steven J. Stowell |
Jul 7, 2016
One of the biggest factors in a company’s success is also one of the hardest to acquire. According to a recent leadership survey, 46 percent of companies stated that leadership skills were the most difficult to find in an...
by Amar Dhaliwal |
Feb 29, 2016
I enjoyed reading Josh Bersin’s predictions for 2016. As he says, we are in a bold new world where everything in the area of talent and HR is changing or being fundamentally disrupted. Josh’s research is always top notch...
by Jane Iannacone |
Dec 9, 2015
As an organizational effectiveness expert and management coach, I get to learn from many different teams. During the last downturn in the oil patch, I engaged in strategic planning with the leadership team of a business unit in a...
by Karen Chiang |
Nov 21, 2015
Read also Part 1: TeamFit One Year Later Part 1 – What We’ve Learned “In the end, you have to choose whether or not to trust someone.” Sophie Kinsella It was roughly a year ago that I joined and...
by Steven Forth |
Jul 27, 2015
You have pulled together a great team for your project. You have the skills needed, people know how their skills complement each other, and you have great connector skills to pull the team together. The team has gelled. You...
by Steven Forth |
Jun 22, 2015
Skills are the tools we use when we work with each other. Too often we look at our skills in isolation from the people we work with. But in fact it is the combination of skills that let’s us...
by Steven Forth |
May 27, 2015
High performance teams take risks. They take calculated risks, but real risks that can have bad outcomes. And consistently taking risks, and making sure that enough of those risks pay off, requires trust. When was the last time you...
by Steven Forth |
May 14, 2015
TeamFit is built around skills and project teams. Why? Because our skills are a very powerful way to describe who we are and what we are interests are. A list of my skills and where I have applied them...
by Steven Forth |
May 7, 2015
Most of us think we know ourselves pretty well. We think we know what our skills are and how we apply them.  But there is a lot of research that says this is not so and that we don’t...
by Steven Forth |
Apr 23, 2015
We changed the headline on the TeamFit website recently. “To Manage Your Talent. Know Your Talent.” Why the focus on talent? Well, talent is central to team performance. Yes a talented team can screw up (the Stanley Cup playoffs...
by Steven Forth |
Mar 9, 2015
Putting a team together is the first challenge to any project. But the challenge does not end there. We all know how difficult it is to get something right the first time, and building a team is no different....
by Jonathon Levy |
Feb 23, 2015
The definition of a team, in a business context, used to be “a group of people with the complementary skills required to complete a task.” But today’s changing workplace requires more than that. Today, a team can be defined...