Shannon Waller

Shannon Waller, Entrepreneurial Team Strategist, is a natural collaborator who instinctively saw that a thriving Unique Ability® Team can strengthen their entrepreneur, the business, and themselves. A win-win-win. Go, team, is Shannon’s rallying cry.

  • Discover The One Habit That Will Create A More Positive Company Culture

    Discover The One Habit That Will Create A More Positive Company Culture

    High-tech, high-change, high-stress. In today’s business environment, creating a positive company culture isn’t optional. It's not just a "nice thing to do." It’s essential — and strategic.

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  • “Batteries Included”: Why It’s My #1 Must-Have In A Team Member

    “Batteries Included”: Why It’s My #1 Must-Have In A Team Member

    You’re looking to hire a new team member. Does your usual hiring process look something like this?

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  • Podcast: Why Your Team Wants Your Permission

    Podcast: Why Your Team Wants Your Permission

    Would your contribution be bigger if you knew you had the support to make it happen? Shannon Waller talks about the power of permission in the workplace and why it’s a fundamental aspect of...

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  • Podcast: How To Make The Jump From Specialist To Entrepreneur With Dentist Jeff Grove

    Podcast: How To Make The Jump From Specialist To Entrepreneur With Dentist Jeff Grove

    Want more fulfillment? In this episode of The Team Success Podcast, Shannon Waller talks with Dr. Jeff Grove about his journey into entrepreneurship. Learn about “promoting to failure,” how to fix...

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  • How To Spot The Clues That You’re Dealing With A Wrong-Fit Team Member

    How To Spot The Clues That You’re Dealing With A Wrong-Fit Team Member

    Listen to the podcast below or subscribe to the Team Success Podcast on iTunes. Clues You’re Dealing With A Wrong-Fit Team Member As originally published on Forbes.com Sometimes it’s crystal...

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  • Podcast: The Difference Between Can, Want, & Will

    Podcast: The Difference Between Can, Want, & Will

    Have you ever been frustrated when you thought someone was going to do something but then didn’t follow through? In this episode of The Team Success Podcast, Shannon Waller discusses the...

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  • How Do You Know When You Should Be Delegating?

    How Do You Know When You Should Be Delegating?

    Learn an easy formula that will show you what you should be delegating. Pass the baton to someone who doesn’t see this as a burden but an opportunity to grow.

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  • A Unique Approach To Personal Productivity: Three Strategies For Those With Short Attention Spans

    A Unique Approach To Personal Productivity: Three Strategies For Those With Short Attention Spans

    A number of years ago, I realized that my approach to being productive needed to be quite different from what seemed to work for others. I always struggled to feel productive, to focus, to handle...

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  • It Takes Courage To Say No — Tips For Mastering This Key Skill

    It Takes Courage To Say No — Tips For Mastering This Key Skill

    Let’s start by acknowledging this: Saying no can be hard; it’s so much easier to say yes! In fact, saying no can take a great deal of courage in certain situations.

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  • Why It’s Important To Always Protect Your A-Players

    Why It’s Important To Always Protect Your A-Players

    I’m passionate about developing successful teams, especially entrepreneurial teams, in which everyone is contributing, engaged, productive and profiting. How do you achieve that? What are the...

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  • Why “Great Job” Isn’t Always Great Acknowledgment

    Why “Great Job” Isn’t Always Great Acknowledgment

    We all love to be acknowledged, and we’re taught that expressing our appreciation is part of being a caring and effective leader. However, when it comes down to actually showing appreciation, most...

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  • The Face Of Leadership — And What Your Team Might Be Reading Into It

    The Face Of Leadership — And What Your Team Might Be Reading Into It

    Even a strong, skilled leader can send their team into a tailspin of self-doubt — and at worst, fear — just by being unaware of the emotion or lack of it writ large on their face. In the same way,...

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  • Why Perfectionism Is The Number One Enemy Of Teamwork

    Why Perfectionism Is The Number One Enemy Of Teamwork

    A lot of people consider themselves perfectionists, and they take a perverse pride in holding themselves and others to almost impossibly high standards. If this were a winning strategy, I’d be all...

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  • 4 Steps To Freedom: When Firing Yourself Is The Smartest Thing To Do

    4 Steps To Freedom: When Firing Yourself Is The Smartest Thing To Do

    Many entrepreneurs—and even team leaders and team members—fall into a trap that, at Strategic Coach, we call “Rugged Individualism.”

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  • 3 Teamwork Books To Make You A Better Communicator

    3 Teamwork Books To Make You A Better Communicator

    Communication is an art form. In both your personal and professional life, it massively impacts your relationships as well as your success levels.

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  • How NOT To Make The 7 Biggest Hiring Mistakes And Hire Right

    How NOT To Make The 7 Biggest Hiring Mistakes And Hire Right

    Letting a team member go is hard on everyone involved. Think about the time and expense of the search, the hire, and the training, only to find the person isn’t working out. Then come the agony of...

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  • 1 Simple Habit To Deepen Your Working Relationships

    1 Simple Habit To Deepen Your Working Relationships

    There are certain underpinnings and values every company operates with that determine the quality of their office culture and the relationships team members share.

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  • 5 Ways To Show Appreciation And Boost Company Morale

    5 Ways To Show Appreciation And Boost Company Morale

    It’s so easy to take our teams for granted—especially when we’re pushing toward big goals and driving for results.

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  • 3 Productivity Hacks For You And Your Team To Prevent Burnout

    3 Productivity Hacks For You And Your Team To Prevent Burnout

    Have you experienced burnout or seen it drag down your team? As defined by the Oxford English Dictionary, burnout is a physical or mental collapse caused by overwork or stress.

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  • How We Grow Entrepreneurial Team Members

    How We Grow Entrepreneurial Team Members

    “What’s my growth path?” is a common refrain I hear from team members. It’s also a question most business owners struggle to answer.

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