Engaging your team for that time will not only allow them the space to relax and clear their mind for that time but will continue its impact in job satisfaction even after the ‘fun’.
Posts Tagged: Team-Building
More than anything, FCC CIO David Bray wants employees who exude empathy. In an interview with GovLoop, he shared how empathy bridged a divide within his agency and how it guides the way he interacts with his team.
The next time you’re tasked with coordinating a team meeting to come up with the next big creative innovative idea for your agency, remove all of the chairs from the room.
Win or lose, I’m really proud of our softball team, and I think it has some significant benefits for our workplace. Here are just a few areas where it’s made a difference.
No matter how savvy, smart, and cooperative your team, challenges can shake up any rhythm, discourage those involved, and derail progress. Resilience is the secret to learning from mistakes and growing stronger after a major challenge. Building resilience starts with team culture.
When you’ve earned your team’s trust, they can achieve greater success together and individually. They’ll work more collaboratively and accomplish tasks with greater efficiency. When they know they can put their trust in you, your team will be more likely to support your decisions and bring their full enthusiasm to their work.
The working adult spends 20% of their time performing their job. Read my 3 tips about ensuring that the people you work with don’t make your life a living nightmare…
Frontline managers should be responsible for the staff’s level of involvement. Leadership has to figure out what motivates employees.
In the seminal military treatise, The Art of War, author Sun Tzu writes, “In the midst of chaos, there is also opportunity.” This maxim holds true during workplace transitions. Change for Govies is constant, taking on varying forms. Whether it’s a system upgrade, turnover, reorganization, or downsizing, it is bound to happen at your agency…. Read more »
This is our second post in the May GovLoop Blog Series exploring how we can work to remove silos in government. Our first post focused on leadership and ways to become the “trusted leader” across government. We had some great comments and a fascinating discussion on leadership. One comment I wanted to share came from… Read more »