Author: Kristin Kaufman

6 Thoughts to Build a Powerful Team

Recently, I have been engaged with a few organizations and teams who are struggling to build good working environments. We have all heard the adage ‘teamwork makes the dream work’ and this most certainly is true. Most of us have been members of teams and organizations that were, in a word, dysfunctional. No one was happy. Everyone was competing for […]

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Alignment – My Definition and How to “Get There”

Twenty years ago, I founded my company Alignment, Inc. because I was (am) so passionate about this philosophy. And I was not alone. Not long after I founded this company and began to write about Alignment, Oprah also echoed this approach: “The secret is alignment: when you know for sure that you’re on course, and doing […]

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What are a few non-negotiables for strong leaders?

Recently, I have been working with a number of individuals elevated to heightened roles of leadership. It has been fascinating to watch the behaviors they believe demonstrate leadership. It is sometimes alarming and unsettling – and their teams are equally curious about how they should respond to their approaches. Though there have been thousands of […]

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