”I just try to get out of my own way because if anyone is their own worst enemy, it’s usually you.” – Taylor Dayneteamwork Many team building tips focus on how you can influence others to collaborate… communicate… just speak to each other! Meanwhile, networking and career building advice tends to focus more on you, […]
Have you made a team building resolution for the New Year?! You should! The best team building strategies come from strong leaders that set goals and we have a few suggestions to help you get started:
“Leaders must invoke an alchemy of great vision.”- Henry Kissinger In order to lead, sometimes it is necessary to inspire. Leaders invoke the passion and drive into their team in order for hard work to be done. Team bonding quotes have the ability to encourage, but they also allow us to remember the great leaders […]
“A leader takes people where they want to go. A great leader takes people where they don’t necessarily want to go, but ought to be.”- Rosalynn Carter This quote is for all the leaders out there working to inspire their team and lead them in a direction that is both positive for the company and […]
Ever feel totally out of your element? Chances are that many of your team members do, which makes success difficult to tackle. We all often feel like everyone around us has their act together and we don’t. Even your most successful employees likely feel a little phony at times.
“To me, teamwork is the beauty of our sport, where you have five acting as one. You become selfless.”- Mike Krzyzewski Sometimes all a team needs is to be inspired to be the best they can be. Team bonding quotes have the power to motivate a team and lead them to success.
The corporate world is experiencing a massive shift. A new generation is entering the workforce, many are retiring, and the formula for leadership is being re-invented. Dictatorships are giving way to collective organizational vision creation. Our titles, age, or departmental role do not define us. Focus is shifting from individual acceleration to purpose-driven teamwork.
A staggering 96% of people think that their workplace culture needs a change. This isn’t about laying down the law. This is about individual accountability and intention.
“All our dreams can come true, if we have the courage to pursue them.” – Walt Disney Team building quotes do not only inspire teams to work together, but they also encourage individuals to be the best that they can be. With everybody in a team dreaming about their own goals and successes, it will […]
“Renew the heart and make it good”, Kaizen is a Japanese term that can be translated as, “constant improvement for the good”. Kaizen is the philosophy at the forefront of Toyota Motor Company’s operations. It is considered one of the world’s greatest manufacturers. There is even a book written about “The Toyota Way”. Kaizen: Constant Improvement
Know your team to lead your team. Have you ever worked at a place where you felt like just a cog in the machine? Where your voice didn’t matter and upper management wouldn’t give you the time of day? That kind of work situation isn’t fun and it really doesn’t ensure longevity. I mentioned appreciation in […]
“By failing to prepare, you are preparing to fail.” – Benjamin Franklin
Did you just enjoy a wonderfully long weekend? Did you kick it off with some competitive team boning activities? By a lake? We hope so because we hate to brag.
You have a great team, right? And you want to keep that team. Retaining employees is vital to success. Participants in employee training programs like leadership development are 45% more likely to stay with their employer!
“The leaders who work most effectively, it seems to me, never say ‘I.’ And that’s not because they have trained themselves not to say ‘I.’ They don’t think ‘I.’ They think ‘we’; they think ‘team.’ They understand their job to be to make the team function. They accept responsibility and don’t sidestep it, but ‘we’ […]
Does a lucky shamrock make your team successful? Or is it strong, successful team leadership characteristics? Most things improve if you run into a bit of good luck, but if you want a great team, you need a lot more than good fortune. Here are some of the most common successful leadership characteristics shared by […]
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Part 2 of a two part series on building team retreats. Read part 1 here. Components of a Training Program Creating training and development programs that meet the educational needs of your learners require that you create a program mix that meets the holistic needs of your staff. In my experience of providing training and […]
This is the first of a two part series on building effective team retreats. Vividly, I remember my first day as a staff trainer. I was clad in my McFinest, McCleanest, McBestest of uniforms…. McDonald’s green polyester. I was given a new gold embossed plastic name tag, with ‘Crew Trainer’ written on it. I had […]
There is nothing more demoralizing for a team then working on a project or job that has no distinct beginning, middle, or end. Humans like to know where they are going, how their progress is coming, and when they get there. Your business projects should be no different. Take these three phases into consideration and […]
I don’t know about you, but the first day back at work after pushing the clock ahead an hour hurts. It hurts a bit more to get out of bed, and it hurts to get through the day without a seventh cup of coffee (I’m well caffeinated). Let’s use this change of personal energy to […]