Tag: build champion teams
“There is no I in teamwork.” You must have heard of this hogwash before. The intention is to promote teamwork. Unfortunately, good intention is not enough. In an effort to promote teamwork, some team building facilitators forced the I to disappear. There is I in teamwork. That I
Help your team make accurate assessments of its actions and structure. Understand that your team is a perfect fit to its current structure and performance of its members. People preoccupied about their daily businesses become blind to what they’re doing. They fail to correct themselves. They ignore the
Team building must ensure team success. It is not an event, a collection of games, or an intellectual concept. Team building initiatives fail when organizers focus on rituals but ignore reasons, when they are obsessed with activities and ignore applications, when they think of games and forget goals.
Almost all group sports promote teamwork. But you must be very careful in choosing your group sports for team games. Because how you win the game, not just how you build the team, is a metaphor of how you want people to achieve corporate goals. You do not
This is a common mistake. In my eight years of helping organizations build teams, many managers think that team building is a great opportunity to chill and relax.
Others consider team building as an opportunity to exorcise those bad attitudes of some team members.
They pray that through inspirational speeches, team members will change heart and be more committed to meeting the business objectives of the organization.
A common mistake is to consider work as impersonal endeavor. Work is interpersonal. Cultivate a culture where your members value good relationships. Encourage magnetic relationships. When members have magnetic relationships, they are attracted towards helping each other. They know precisely that you keep on standing as long as
Pick team building activities will require collaboration to achieve goals. Let team members compete together against standards, not with each other.
Money, time, and energy are wasted on team building activities that do not serve a purpose. Some expensive team-building activities provide the worst experiences to many underachieving teams.
Create a team charter with your team because a team charter can help focus on your purpose. Include the overall purpose of the team, your key customers, the key results areas, guiding principles, and team milestones. If you are a team leader, spend some time brainstorming the possible
Build teams because you need to tap the talents and skills of others to be successful.
You need to enlist others to your vision and mission. Teams will multiply your results for minimum of efforts. In this post, I will contribute to your knowledge on how to solve common team problems.
You will experience exponential success when you encourage team accountability. We are on this together. We can achieve our team purpose when we work together. We are mutually accountable to our results. These are what your members say when team members are mutually accountable. Members of high-performing teams
Intentional communication is the key to keeping your team informed, focused, and moving forward. As much as you encourage everyone to express themselves freely, clearly, and authentically — you must also create an environment where all communication is directed towards the positive and everything that will help you
Responsibilities will not become clear to me when I do not know my role. You will see a lot of head scratching from your people if you do not take the initiative to clarify their roles and responsibilities. Filipinos are willing to commit to the roles they clearly
Ensure that every member of your team are clear about your team purpose. You encourage them to answer the following questions individually and in private. What do you believe is the major purpose of our team? What is your vision about our team? Describe what our team would
Instead of a series of games, regard team building as a process of improving your team. The 6-D Approach can help you get started right. Define. Be clear about your goals for your team building efforts. Align your team building efforts with your strategic direction. Discover. Find out