No matter what type of celebration you’re planning, special events are all about the light touches. You want your team to feel comfortable and appreciated. Just a little extra consideration and flare will go a long way. Plus, planning ahead will help you prepare for the expected unexpected – those little surprises that always pop up when you bring people together, which can escalate into big problems.
Now, wouldn’t you rather be outside on a gorgeous summer day than stuck inside the office? I think so! Here’s an idea, work outside.
Communication affects teamwork in positive and negative ways. The quantity and quality of communication within a team and from leadership affects teamwork.
The more collaboration that your projects require the more assertive (not passive, aggressive or passive-aggressive!) and intentional your communication should be.
Results are very important to companies and team leaders, but how team members interact with each other to achieve results is often a neglected aspect of managing a team.
Quotes are a great tool for motivating employees and yourself. They can help inspire teams and leaders to work together through many different situations. Familiar, eloquent voices encourage to connect through a common interest. This week’s quote comes from Sammy Davis Jr.
We learn early in our lives that it’s better to win, and in order to win, we need to be competitive.
Although this attitude works well in sports, games and personal careers, it can hinder teamwork.
Too much competition can cause team members to constantly try to outdo each other, which can cause added stress, jealousy and conflict. However, just the right amount of competition can boost creativity and foster effective communication in the workplace. Plus, it can motivate team members to improve their jobs.
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