People get stuck when they don’t know their role or are unsure about how to do their job. Managers must diagnose and fix this situation or risk bigger breakdowns in team cohesion and productivity.
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Despite how often it is required, collaboration can be something that many teams struggle with. If you’re looking to improve collaboration within your workplace, here are a few tips to help you get your team on the right track.
You don’t have to be in a formal leadership role to be a leader, because leadership is not an assignment so much as it is a state of mind and a practice.
My experiences have taught me that sometimes teamwork doesn’t quite make the dream work but if teammates are willing to work on that whole teamwork thing, anything is possible.
Listen to what other team members are saying and acknowledge their input by accepting or building on suggestions offered.
The best teams are comprised of individuals who have a broad range of strengths, but despite their different approaches, share a commitment to a common end goal. These teams are able to remain flexible, and individual members work deliberately to develop strong bonds with one another.
Nearly four months ago, I hiked from the South rim, to the Colorado River, and back to the South rim – all in one day. During my achy, week-long recovery from that 15-hour adventure, I began to realize the lessons I’d learned also applied to my career “hike”.
A boss once said in a meeting that “It is your job if it needs to get done, maybe not explicitly but if this team needs this — it is your job to make sure it happens.” Can you step outside of your role and do what it takes to make your team successful?
What can you do when the top dog at your organization is the one with the reckless mood swings?
At the heart of collaboration is the desire to give. How can we encourage employees to give so that everyone benefits?