The Spider’s Guide To Leadership

Dennis McIntee is passionate about helping leaders develop their coaching skills. He keynotes frequently at leadership seminars as well as appearing in magazines, newspapers, trade journals, and on national radio and TV. He is the author of The 8 Qualities of Drama Free Teams: Do More. Stress Less. Zero Drama.

It was a passionate plea from my lovely wife: “There’s a spider in the garage. Come out here and kill it!”

And since I’m the king of my castle and I’m her knight in shining armor, I thought, “No spider is going to enter my domain. My home is my castle and I’m going to take care of this creature right away.”  Truthfully, I’m about as scared of spiders as my wife, so when I entered our garage I made sure I grabbed the longest broom we had and went after the evil spider.

How to Create a Drama-Free Team

Today’s post is a guest post written by Dennis McIntee, a trainer and consultant who works with leaders to uncover constraints and build roadmaps for growth to increase their bottom-line performance. Dennis’ new book, The 8 Qualities of Drama Free Teams, is FREE on Kindle this weekend only! Click here to grab it now.

As a leader, one of your chief responsibilities is creating culture within your organization; and it’s the culture you create that will determine the results you enjoy. 


Oranges grow in Florida and apples in Michigan.  Why?  Each environment grows specific fruit.  It works the same with your team.  The fruit your organization grows depends upon the culture you create.