Category Archives: Teamwork

Stephen Richards Covey

Originally posted on I'm not weird, I'm just a limited edition!:
This is the kind of life I aspire to have!

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Creating Powerful Teams

Originally posted on Think Oak! by Mark Conway:
True teamwork promotes individual and collective performance. Powerful teams value listening and communicating, sharing work responsibilities, provide support and can even make work more social and enjoyable. Team members are supportive of…

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Discussion Distractions: Part I

by Rick Brenner Meetings could be far more productive, if only we could learn to recognize and prevent the distractions that lead us off topic and into the woods. Here is Part I of a small catalog of distractions frequently … Continue reading

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The Benefits Of Cultivating a Team

Originally posted on Practical Practice Management:
Be Great…great is contagious.  Ask your team, are we great?  If so, what makes us great?  If not, why not?  Great or not great, how can we improve? These are excellent questions that need…

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Information Hoarders. How do you deal with them?

Originally posted on Denise Bevard:
You know –the peeps that never tell you everything, they hold certain pieces of information from you or others—consistently. Do you or your management style make these people feel insignificant? Does the company culture make…

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Team Meetings: The Silent Person

Originally posted on Michele Pepe:
Hmmm. What are they thinking? What does that expression on their face mean? The Silent Person is often a mystery to the team meeting leader. There can be a number of reasons for the silence.…

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Team Meetings: The Techno-Addict and Side Conversationalist

Originally posted on Michele Pepe:
In most meetings, you will see the following behaviors: someone texting, someone typing on her laptop, and someone talking quietly to the person next to him. Most people are simply trying to get other work…

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Four Ways to Kill Motivation on the Job

Originally posted on Laurie Barkman:
“An employee’s motivation on the job is the direct result of the sum of interactions with the manager.”  ~ Bob Nelson We’ve all heard the expression “Employees don’t leave jobs, they leave managers”.  Managers are…

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Five Ways to Get Good at Mistake Making

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