Tagged with team building

It Takes Forever To Build A Team

It Takes Forever To Build A Team

Team building is no easy task and there is no overnight solution to creating an excellent performing team. Whether your team is two or ten people, if its members are not engaged, and do not share the same vision and desired result you will not win the game. There are multiple building blocks in creating an … Continue reading

Did You Say Thank You Today?

Did You Say Thank You Today?

When was the last time you asked your coworker if they needed help?  When was the last time that you told your boss or coworkers thank you? To show care and appreciation for each other at work is one of the greatest gifts we can give to one another.  It makes our day and life … Continue reading

Leaders Must Be Persistent

Leaders Must Be Persistent

There are several key “ingredients” that make up great leaders in the workplace.  One for certain is “persistence.”  Although it is an essential ingredient, it also can be a tough one to add each and every day at work. We all go through times when we would like to take a back seat and go … Continue reading

Old School Management Still Exists

Old School Management Still Exists

This past weekend at a conference I had the opportunity to present to medical office managers and administrators. There were three of us presenting together on a variety of topics from team building to creating a great work environment. After the session was over I was talking to a manager who said something that took … Continue reading

Are You A Team Player?

Are You A Team Player?

Team Player:  “One who unites others toward a shared destiny through sharing information and ideas, empowering others and developing trust” ~ Unknown Would your co-workers say that describes you?

Self-Evaluation Tip

Self-Evaluation Tip

  Working with teams can be challenging.  It can really be difficult when one team player tends to be the glory-hog of the team.  Finding the right people that can work efficiently, effectively and produce the results needed takes effort on all team members part.  Self-evaluation is required periodically to make sure that you are … Continue reading

Called to Leadership?

Called to Leadership?

Yesterday Trevor Nagle, ABD, on his blog Leadership Musings of a Skeptical Positivist, had a great article regarding leadership.  (I have posted the link below to his blog) Trevor addresses how a person who is a “Producer” at work can be mistaken as one who is called to be a “Leader.”  This actually happens often … Continue reading

I Before We Makes The Team Better

I Before We Makes The Team Better

Many times a manager’s focus is on getting their team to function like a team.  There are hundreds of books that discuss the how to’s of making a team, but even if there were step-by-step instructions the actual task can be quite daunting. The task becomes more difficult when a new hire is added to … Continue reading

A Team Building Idea

A Team Building Idea

Business owners and managers are always trying to come up with new team building strategies.  Their hope is to have events that will cause their team members to grow closer together.  The closer the team members are, the more trust and willingness they will have to work through the hard times together.  If you have … Continue reading