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Improving Relationships At Work

Improving Relationships At Work

Building working relationships with those we work with each day is very important.  Not only do these relationships make our work life better, but they also make the workplace better.  A few years back we hired two new medical assistants at the same time, they were wonderful women who had worked together in another practice … Continue reading

Team Death, Dread and Doom

Team Death, Dread and Doom

As a business owner or manager how aware are you of your team members workloads, possible dilemmas or the stress that go with them?  Many times, as managers or business owners we are so focused with our own workload that we fail to see when others need a helping hand.  Oftentimes your staff will not … Continue reading

Team Collaboration

Team Collaboration

Working with a team of people can be a challenge, especially if you have a hard time listening to your teammates and considering their problems and solutions if they differ from your opinion. We do not have a lot of scheduled team meetings, at our office because we have a morning huddle each day. At … Continue reading

The Benefits Of Sharing At Work

The Benefits Of Sharing At Work

“The impulse to keep to yourself what you have learned is not only shameful, it is destructive. Anything you do not give freely and abundantly becomes lost to you. You open your safe and find ashes.” ~ Annie Dillard In my years of working with other managers I have found that some are not willing … Continue reading

Creating A Circle Of Safety At Work

Creating A Circle Of Safety At Work

As I mentioned a couple of posts ago, we have been covering the topic of “building Trust” with our work team in a private group I coach through Top Practices Practice Management.  One of the topics we discussed this week was the importance of creating a circle of safety at work with our team. You … Continue reading

Building Team Trust

Building Team Trust

Happy Monday to you all! This week in a private coaching group with Top Practices Virtual Practice Management Institute I will begin a 4-week series on “Team Trust.”  I thought I would share some key points to developing trust within any work team. Trust among team members is necessary for the team to function at … Continue reading

Are You A Positive Team Player?

Are You A Positive Team Player?

Everyone likes to work with people who have a great attitude.  You know the person who smiles and says good morning and then if they are done with their work will come and ask if you need help. People with positive attitudes are a joy to be around whether it is at work or home.  … Continue reading

Leading The Team In Interesting Times

Leading The Team In Interesting Times

I work in a private practice medical office and over the past 5-6- weeks things have changed a lot. I am sure you probably are experiencing changes also with your business or place of employment. Many people are either furloughed, laid off, or working reduced hours.  Businesses are closed and are now trying to figure … Continue reading

7 Ways We Tune Out On Conversations

7 Ways We Tune Out On Conversations

The way we communicate with others can either make or break the relationship or encounter we are having with them.  I’m sure you have had a conversation at some point where you realized that you were the only one having the conversation. Our values, beliefs and thoughts make us who we are.  They are the … Continue reading