Studies show that talking about work with co-workers when you’re outside of work creates stress. Here is a fun game to make everyone talk about something else. You never know what you may learn about your co-workers or what gems of information you’ll gain.
Posts Tagged: Team-Building
In the day-to-day hustle of any busy organization, there are not as many options to build rapport with your staff. The daily standup is the solution.
An integrative approach can help build a long-lasting partnership among policy, communications and operations teams.
Despite our best efforts, sometimes we succumb to our human tendency to respond emotionally when our team responds to our guidance with frustration, doubt and discontent. However, in the interest of building teams, here is some food for thought.
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’.
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.