Do you have a team member who doesn’t play well with others on the court? Here are some quick tips I’ve learned to deal with team members who turn toxic.
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I have a way that we working professionals can watch these shows while gaining valuable lessons from our holiday heroes. My favorite, Rudolph, the beloved reindeer of Santa, has some leadership lessons for us all.
Open conflict, tense meetings, and burned bridges are all too common at work. If you’re thrown into an awkward situation with the expectation that you can make it better, try some of these strategies and see if they work for you. What other methods have you used to diffuse tough work situations?
Just like there is no “I” in the word team, there is no leader without a team. Without teamwork, a leader is unable to accomplish goals or the mission.
Managers need to demonstrate experience, confidence, and leadership ability at all times. Just like team players need strong coaching, employees need strong leadership to continue improving.
When you find a problem or opportunity, put yourself in a position to seize it, even if it doesn’t fit cleanly within your position description or your existing skill and knowledge set.
In the world of government, we have many common threats to face. Though it may be possible to withstand them on our own, we make ourselves much mightier when we band together and tackle them as a team.
Teamwork. It’s a powerful word that is overused but seldom fully utilized.
Teamwork is an elusive – yet critical – component of a successful government agency. Developing a team-oriented office might take a little effort, especially if doing so means changing the culture, but you won’t have to implement any expensive initiatives or invest in pricey software to make it happen.
Utilizing three ideas – the emotional check-in, the creation of a safe environment for truth, and utilizing a series of what’s good/what needs work questions (and waiting for the team to answer, not me) – might be an approach worth trying in the workplace.