Teamwork. It’s a powerful word that is overused but seldom fully utilized.
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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.
You can ring in the new business year with more joie de vivre than in the past by mastering business lessons inspired by the recent Star Wars movie.
Sometimes I get so caught up in my work that it’s really easy to go from one project to the next, without having the time to think about how my previous projects turned out. I’m not referring to the project outcome but more to the process: what did it take for us to get toRead… Read more »
There is no “right” way to be a great leader or manager, but you don’t have to be in a formal supervisory role to provide leadership to your team or your organization.
It should come as no surprise that government work (on any level), particularly in the federal sphere, requires complete teamwork. Unfortunately, there are some inherent discrepancies when dealing with rotating political leadership with the approach of a new administration. But there are ways in which executive leadership can improve the system from within after suchRead… Read more »
Your team is talking about a tough slog of a project that hasn’t been going well. Milestones have slipped. Deliverables haven’t been delivered. Rather than determining how you can move forward together, your team is fixated on finding someone to blame for what went wrong. Tempers flare as everyone points their finger at everyone else…. Read more »
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.
Teamwork and building effective partnerships are par for the course in almost every work environment. As we are continuously challenged to do more with less learning how to effectively manage our partnerships and be a stellar team player are essential to our success. How do we make the most of every partnership to ensure successRead… Read more »