About Dennis McIntee

dennis-thumbDennis McIntee (aka That Drama Free Guy) travels extensively working with leaders to uncover constraints and build roadmaps for growth to increase their bottom-line performance. As expert in creating drama-free teams, he assists leaders in leveraging their time and resources more effectively through strategic planning.   Learn More »

Creating Drama Free Teams

book-iconThe 8 Qualities Of Drama Free Teams will give you the tools you need to accomplish more in less time. This practical handbook shows you 8 different leadership strategies you can use today to see immediate changes in your organization. You Don’t Have To Tolerate The Drama »

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Speaking

Every audience and event coordinator can count on a dynamic experience. Dennis is committed to delivering specific, actionable ideas to impact today’s progressive leadership conferences, health care organizations, or sales meetings. Check My Availability »

From the Blog

Becoming is more important than performing

Coming off a holiday break and time with family, I couldn’t help but recognize the creativity and rejuvenation that took place in my mind and soul. We are constantly preaching the importance of white space and setting time for play, but in today’s Mojo, I really want to stress one key element of my time away.

The Biggest Opportunities are Found in the Smallest Things

As we are getting our feet wet in 2023 and figuring out just what these twelve months might hold, we were reminded by some of our Leadership Roundtable participants of four key things you can start doing now to transform your year.

Overwhelm is Just a Feeling

Recently, I was giving a keynote address at a conference talking about the topic of overwhelm. This is one of our favorite discussion points with our audiences because it tends to stir up a bit of controversy–-and the fact that emotion arises when it comes up means we are getting to the good stuff.

Retention Series Part TwO: Is it a retention problem or a culture problem?

If you are just tuning in to our three-part retention series, we invite you to read part one, where we discuss the importance of truly knowing your team members’ goals, passions, and struggles in order to retain them one-on-one the way they want to be retained.  In...

Retention: do you know what it takes?

The topic of employee retention in a tight labor market has perhaps never been more important than it has been over the past two years. Since the COVID-19 pandemic shook up the global economy with every kind of disruption it could muster, the long term impact on the...

Four Ways to Control the Need to Be Liked

One of a leader’s biggest pitfalls is succumbing to the need to be liked. If you are so focused on approval from others, you will never be able to make decisions that are best for your team. There are two elements that affect this need to be liked: recognizing your...

Time and Attention is All We Have–Are You Giving it to the Right People?

Recently, we saw a quote circulating on social media saying, “If you or I die tonight, there might be ten people who will care deeply for 10-15 days. Focus on those people.” Admittedly this sounds dark, but it is also an extremely helpful rubric to help us gut check...

How to Remote Work and Maintain Your Culture

Nearly two years ago, we were all scrambling to identify what a remote work environment could look like for the first time. Home office supplies flew off the shelves. Business casual attire was replaced by sweat pants and ‘top half only’ looks. Zoom and Peloton stock...

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