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Set team guidelines.

Your team can set your own guidelines. You do not have to wait for management to write down a new set of policies for your team to perform well. You can do this. With your team, brainstorm a list of behavior you would like to see in your

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Promote the I in 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

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Raise team awareness.

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

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Use games to promote collaboration.

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

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Why Team Leaders Encourage Magnetic Relationship

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

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Jef Menguin

Pick the right team building activities

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.

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A Team Charter May Promote Commitment

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

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Jef Menguin

How This Website Can Help You Build Teams

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.

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Jef Menguin

Encourage team accountability.

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

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Jef Menguin

Intentional Communication Builds 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

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Jef Menguin

Define team roles to encourage commitment.

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

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Jef Menguin

Questions to Clarify Team Purpose

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

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Teamwork
Jef Menguin

Pick the right team games.

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

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Teamwork
Jef Menguin

6-D Approach to Team Building

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

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