Power Your Tribe: Create Resilient Teams in Turbulent Times

Power Your Tribe: Create Resilient Teams in Turbulent Times

by Christine Comaford

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Is your team thriving in a world of relentless and rapid change?

From the New York Times bestselling author of SmartTribes and Rules for Renegades comes a potent set of neuroscience-based tools to empower your team in uncertain times.

Whether it’s diminished sales, increased competition, or corporate restructuring, change is a natural part of doing business in today’s high-speed, information-overload, instant-response environment. But inherent in human nature is resistance to change—a basic emotional response that is well-documented by neuroscience. In this groundbreaking guide, top leadership consultant and employee engagement expert Christine Comaford shows you how to bring your tribe together to tackle any challenge head-on. Using her simple, proven strategies, you’ll be able to:

* Meet the demands of changing markets, customers, and competitors

* Adapt to new management, restructuring, and other corporate shakeups

* Spark innovation and teamwork in the workplace—and keep it burning

* Empower your people to embrace change as a new opportunity for growth

Filled with case studies and all-too-familiar examples, this book will enable you to release resistance to change, build more emotionally agile teams, and mobilize the entire organization quickly and efficiently toward a clear and common goal. By training and empowering your team members to shift their emotional states—and see the positive potential of change—you can lead your tribe through any challenge and ensure success for years to come.



Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781260108774
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 01/16/2018
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

For over 30 years leadership and culture coach Christine Comaford has helped organizations navigate growth and change. An entrepreneur who has built and sold five companies with an average ROI of 700 percent, she was a software engineer in the early days of Microsoft and Apple. Christine is a human behavior expert, a leadership columnist for Forbes.com, and the New York Times bestselling author of SmartTribes and Rules for Renegades. She lives in the San Francisco Bay Area with her husband, Geoff, and Scottish terrier, Coal Bean.


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Table of Contents

Foreword Marshall Goldsmith xi

Preface xiii

Part I What Happens Inside When Change Happens Outside

1 How Human Beings Experience the World 3

2 The Three Things All Humans Crave 17

Part II The Power Your Tribe Playbook: Learn to Love Change

3 Release Resistance 31

4 Increase Rapport with Yourself 45

5 Make New Meaning 65

6 Anchor the Outcome You Want 77

7 Enroll and Engage Others 93

8 Build Tribal Agility 131

9 Expand Tribal Power 157

Part III The Power Your Tribe Playbook Case Studies

10 Resilience Rx: Leadership Abusing Power and Engaging in Bullying Behavior 179

11 Resilience Rx: Sluggish Sales and Competitive Crush 189

12 Resilience Rx: Merger and Acquisition Adventures 197

13 Resilience Rx: A Family Business and Board Dysfunction 203

14 Summary: What to Do Next 209

Acknowledgments 211

Appendix: Additional Resources 215

Notes 229

Index 233

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