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Team Building vs. Team Development

Team Building vs. Team Development

If you are responsible for managing people, then you have probably heard a whole lot about the importance of team building and team development. You might have even heard these terms so much that you, understandably, think they are synonymous with each other. These...

Four Reasons Why Teams Struggle

Four Reasons Why Teams Struggle

Great teams don’t happen by accident. They are the result of very deliberate work.

The time spent defining what a successful team looks like and how it operates is the most valuable time that you can spend.

Teach, coach and support your teams. Stop watching and start growing!

Tips to Increase Your Team’s Productivity

Tips to Increase Your Team’s Productivity

Do you walk to the parking lot and drive home dumbfounded trying to understand why you feel like you got nothing accomplished today?  Your team is full of ‘I don’t knows’, so they just do nothing.  Workload is growing but nothing is getting marked off the list?  A...

Five Reasons your Training Fails

Have you ever been involved in a go-live situation for a new process, software or change and said to yourself, ‘How did we get here?’ Things are not working like you envisioned them and everyone just seems to be clueless.  However, you are having a hard time wrapping...

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SL Smith & Associates became a firm in late 2014. It was a result of the owner, Stephanie Smith breaking out from working for SAP consulting firms and doing it on her own, convinced that the cookie cutter consulting the same way for every one was so frustrating and not getting the job done. 

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