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Get Your Habits In Shape
With FIT!

Posted on 07 April 2013

We are all creatures of habit, for better or for worse. Charles Duhigg, author of The Power of Habit reaches organizations and societies with a new way of thinking about habits. The purpose of his book is to answer "Why we do what we do in life and business?" I often try to get my Fully Integrated Team members to think on this question. If nearly half of our daily decisions are outcomes of a habit pattern, this question matters!  

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Frontline Leadership: A Lesson from My Father

Posted on 25 Mar 2013

I aspire to lead with my father’s spirit of resolve and his love for people. He believed it was unfair to ask someone to do what you wouldn't be willing to do yourself. He always had his skin in the game and people loved him for it.

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Reduce turnover in your organization

Posted on 6 Mar 2013

Understanding the power of purpose is crucial to Getting FIT. When a company or organization loses its fundamental purpose, the effect trickles down to the staff. Productivity shrinks, teams collapse, and disgruntled employees bide their time until a more suitable position opens up elsewhere.

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POMO AND NEMO: The language of momentum

Posted on 12 Feb 2013

"Nemo" scrolled across news headlines as the winter storm blanketed the Northeast in snow last Friday. The naming of this blizzard, an uncommon practice, stirred up controversy among weather experts. Nemo littered streets with stranded vehicles, enacted widespread power outages and trapped people in their houses with record-breaking snowfall.

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No Weak Links:
The Team in Focus

Posted on 29 Jan 2013

Today, we address Part Three of FIT, the stage when we put it all together. The team in focus is a wrestling team, sopping wet in sweat after a good, hard practice. One of the key principles to getting Fully Integrated Teams is integration. 

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what others are saying

“If you think this book is just about team performance, you’re in for a gratifying surprise. Jim is a student of life and brings together many significant lessons about meaning, work, leadership and happiness. He links keen insights to a series of steps for bringing almost any kind of team together for greater purpose, effort, outcome and personal well-being.”

—JOHN DELANY, Founder, Giraffe LLC, Author of Piloting Strategy

“Having seen, first-hand, Jim apply the principles of FIT, I can personally attest to the powerful impact this had on our business results and on people’s lives.”

—DEAN HOLLIS, Retired President
COO, ConAgra Foods

“Practical experience-based wisdom for helping teams realize their full potential. A very approachable and worthy read.”

— DOUGLAS R. CONANT, Former President, CEO and Director, Campbell Soup Company, New York Times best-selling author of TouchPoints