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76 results for teams

  • Activities for teams

    More than ever before, it’s teams, not just individuals, that get work done in organizations. They advance ideas, influence organizational culture, and execute on initiatives. Teams form, storm, norm, perform and adjourn. So it’s important to help them on their journey. These exercises are designed to help teams at various stages. In fact, an organization’s ability to thrive depends more […]
  • Building trust on virtual or remote teams

    As our workplaces change and more employees work remotely, how do we help their teams excel? How do we help them build the trust they need to perform at their best and to hold each other accountable if they aren’t? Trust doesn’t happen naturally. We probably all feel like we’re trustworthy, but we aren’t always sure of others. And there […]
  • Teams: Rewards and recognition

    While looking back on the teams I’ve been a part of, I recognized something important. Leaders who recognized the good work of a team—as a team—contributed greatly to the motivation levels and cohesion of that team. And teams that were ignored or devalued expended far too much energy having to build each other up, attempting to move beyond negative emotions […]
  • When teams don’t trust

    If your organization has an overall culture of trust, you might expect even newly formed teams to give each other the benefit of the doubt and to trust each other by default. But trust doesn’t always come easily or without an effort. Trust can be very hard to learn for someone who has experienced the betrayal of trust. That could […]
  • DiSC activities for teams

    Note: These activities assume that participants have had some introduction to DiSC styles. DiSC styles and teamwork Divide your group by styles. If you have one larger group, you can divide it again into one of the eight styles. In other words, if you have a room full of Ds, you can ask some of them to move into a […]
  • Activities for new teams

    Teams are where much of the work we do gets initiated, reviewed and even completed. It’s more important than ever to get newly formed teams comfortable with each other and communicating well. How can we make it easier for teams to get started right or continue with new members most effectively? Group reports Some organizations we work with make sure […]
  • Time management for teams

    There’s so much advice out there about how to manage your time. Most of it is good and practical, but just reading a few hints has never really helped me. Like others, I’m really too busy to take the time to really learn how to manage my time effectively. Like most other I’ve worked with, I need help and structure […]
  • Use polling to assess team & leadership needs

    Is your team experiencing something like this? The leader presents a new strategy, goal or project. A few team members ask questions and perhaps there are a few whispered comments. The leader shows a lot of enthusiasm and once one person expresses support, the leader moves on to another agenda item or to the next step in the process. But […]
  • Workplace Competition: From Healthy Conflict to Innovation

    Healthy conflict and competition within a team can be a motivating force, or it can cause conflicts that tear groups apart. The competitive desire to succeed and win can drive some to cheat. We accept competition for recognition, for awards, for pay increases as normal business. We might even enjoy rivalries in sports or with our business competitors. “Some research […]
  • Intro to The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team™

    Everything DiSC + Five Dysfunctions of a Team = The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team The skills of teamwork and how to create a collaborative, cohesive team culture can be learned and put into action. This assessment combines the self-knowledge you obtain through Everything DiSC with the transformative model that Patrick Lencioni introduced in his best-selling book, The Five […]
  • Are we talking management or leadership?

    Is it clear to you if someone is in need of additional management skills or needs leadership development? How do management and leadership differ? Do great managers need leadership training? Let’s consider Peggy. She has just been promoted from an engineering role—working within a team of peers—to a manager—overseeing two large teams. She’s been promoted because someone saw her assuming […]
  • Results-oriented workplace culture

    Your team was formed to get results. It was not formed to increase the status of members or regularly get members out of their offices. It was not formed to claim and use resources. It does not exist to revisit the same agenda item over and over. So let’s look at some common problems and ways to become more oriented […]