Tagged with team work

What Is Your Company’s Personality?

What Is Your Company’s Personality?

  The culture of your company leaves a fingerprint on your customers.   Your culture is unique only to your company and those that work there.  Your culture could be thought of as the company’s personality. We all have met a lot of people, some with great personalities and some with so-so personalities. Have you thought … Continue reading

Do They Hear You?

Do They Hear You?

It is so very important for managers or team leaders to evaluate how they present, speak, and write things when communicating to their staff.  Are you coming across clearly with what you are trying to convey?  Can you make it simpler and clearer?  How do you sound? One slip or misinterpretation can cause a huge problem that … Continue reading

I Love Team Work

I Love Team Work

I really enjoy working as a team at work, my teammates are great to work with.  When an issue or idea comes up it is exciting to hear what each player on the team thinks and to work together to come up with the best way to either implement an idea or fix a problem. … Continue reading

Open Communication With Co-Workers

Open Communication With Co-Workers

Working with a team of people, issues are certain to come up. The only way they will be resolved is if they are addressed, discussed and solutions are made together. A common issue that teams will encounter, that can cause significant problems, is when a team player does not perform all of their job position … Continue reading

Motivation Is A Personal Thing

Motivation Is A Personal Thing

One mistake that business owners and managers often make is thinking what motivates one person on their staff will motivate everyone on their staff.  This just is not so.  Each person is different thus what makes them tick and desire to perform can be quite different. For most people their motivation to do things is intrinsic, … Continue reading

Be A Team Player

Be A Team Player

This week’s posts are about the importance to team work and how we can become a better team player at work.  I have put together a few of my favorite team work quotes for today.  Be inspired. Tomorrow’s topic will be on how we can enlarge ourself at work to be a better teammate. Happy … Continue reading

Be A Team That Communicates

Be A Team That Communicates

Yesterday’s blog post was about the importance of “adaptability” as a team member at work.  Today we are going to look at the importance of good communication at work.  I assume we all know communication is vitally important, but how often do we work on our communication skills to improve them? COMMUNICATION:  “Open communication fosters … Continue reading

Team Work and Adaptability

Team Work and Adaptability

To improve a work team you need to improve the individuals on the team.  Since you are in control only of yourself, developing a better team would begin with you. Improving yourself will add value to your team. This week in my blog posts I will cover four areas, which effect team work. Adaptability Communication Enlarging Selflessness … Continue reading

Does Your Team Have a Rulebook?

Does Your Team Have a Rulebook?

You’re a manager who is a firm believer in “Team Work” and all of the effort that goes into creating a winning team. But, what if one of your team players is more of a cheerleader or finds excitement in passing out the water bottles while the rest of their team fights hard to win … Continue reading

The Successful Manager

The Successful Manager

Pepperdine University designed this infograph called “Inside the Mind of a Successful Manager.”  There are some great points on management and some amazing statistics. For example: 71% of employees are not fully engaged at work.   The most common reason is a strained relationship with their supervisor.  Wow… that is a lot of strained relationships … Continue reading