Dispersed and virtual teams will only increase in number. Whether you are the supervisor of a team or working remotely, recognize that working remotely is a great benefit. However, it takes intentional effort to make it work to its fullest potential.
Posts Tagged: teams
Building great teams that produce great work is difficult, but a necessity in today’s world.
Reframing how you approach teams can have a profound impact on process, products and — most importantly — people.
This year, forget the fruitcake and give your teams the gift of space.
In any workplace, diversity is essential to success. This is doubly true in government. There’s one group of people, however, who are not often thought of when it comes to diversity: military spouses. That’s a shame. Read why here.
In the workplace, difficult co-workers can make our lives miserable. Interactions with difficult people leave you feeling angry, resentful, or frustrated. Sometimes the best way to overcome these feelings is to take a step back and understand the root causes that drive difficult people to be troublesome.
Did you know that teams can be more productive than an individual if they are made up of individuals with complementary skills sets?
How can you make sure your team is operating at its most productive level?
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.
This week, I attended a 3-day federal supervisory/managerial training class on building and sustaining teams. Day 1 began with the facilitator explaining that we were to define our roles in teams behaviorally, by observable or measurable movement or activity. In other words, we were to state the behaviors that we see exhibited in ourselves and… Read more »