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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

Making Communication Clearer

Making Communication Clearer

There have been times when my employer will ask me what a certain employee because something has given him reason to wonder and he figures I should know since I’m the manager. If I do not know, which I may not at that very moment, he will wonder why. Ask any manager and they will … Continue reading

Does Your Team Know It’s Purpose?

Does Your Team Know It’s Purpose?

When working with a group of people it can be difficult to get everyone on the same boat and rowing in the same direction at the same time. Often this is due to a lack of leadership with a passion for what they do and a clear understanding of what the purpose of the team … Continue reading

Generational Differences In The Workplace

Generational Differences In The Workplace

Generational differences can affect a business in many ways.  One of the biggest issues with a multigenerational team is unrealistic expectations due to lack of understanding of each other’s views.  People tend to believe that everyone should think the same way they do as the following situation that occurred in our medical office a few … Continue reading

Conflict Can Equal Progress In The Workplace

Conflict Can Equal Progress In The Workplace

Conflict is bound to happen at work, but there are advantages of it. Without it, nothing would change.  If you are dissatisfied with how a system works and someone else thinks it is okay, if there were no conflict in opinion there would not be a chance to improve the system and create a positive … Continue reading

How Can You Love Your Job?

How Can You Love Your Job?

How do you feel about your job?  Do you love it or hate it?  Or is your job just okay and will do for the time being while you figure out what you really want to do? The latest Gallup Poll showed that 70% of Americans hate their job.  That is a pretty amazing fact!  Yet … Continue reading

Team Effort Pays Off

Team Effort Pays Off

When a group of people working together realize that it is their combined knowledge and effort that makes the difference, they then are becoming real team. They understand that everyone on the team needs to be focused on the success of the team rather than their own individual success. They strive to work together for the overall common … Continue reading

There Are Advantages To Conflict

There Are Advantages To Conflict

Conflict in itself is neither good nor bad, it is just conflict.  It is how people handle the conflict that will determine if it leads to a positive or negative outcome. Conflict is bound to happen at work.  We have our own ideas and personalities that play into our everyday encounters with our co-workers, and … Continue reading