Teamwork

Teamwork makes the dream work. Discover effective ways to build a culture of teamwork in your organization.

8 New Ways a Team Building Facilitator Helps Your Business

Wise managers hire professional team building facilitators who can design team experiences as solutions to team challenges. Result-oriented managers do not waste time, energy and opportunities to playing same-old, same-old games that people thought to be team building. They know that some games destroy teams even more for they promote unhealthy competition instead of positive …

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Purposes of Team Building

Team building is a combination of interventions you make to inspire, equip, and enable a team to succeed. 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, are obsessed with activities and ignore applications, when they think of games …

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Train team leaders.

Being a good team member does not necessarily prepare one to become a good team leader.

It is prudent for organizations to install a team development program to ensure that team members and team leaders are equipped to handle their roles.

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Clarify team roles.

A role given to a member of the team may not provide a whole meaningful satisfaction.

Sometimes, it feels too small to make a real difference.

Everything will make sense when you consider your team purpose.

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Communicate and collaborate.

Working with others is never easy. In fact, working with others are usually frustrating, time consuming, and stressful. Ask me why. Because teamwork isn’t natural to us. Filipinos are competitive that there is a tendency not to cooperate with others — most specially with people whom we deem as competition to promotion. Dito kami, Doon …

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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 team. You can prompt your team to …

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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 is personal accountability. The next time you …

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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 great potentialities before them. As a team …

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Save time, money, and energy by knowing the purposes of your team building

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. You do not build the team the …

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Plan for Success!

Observe that in many team building games, facilitators require you to play one game after another. They give you instructions. Then tell you the time available for you — and the best time ever which you are not likely to beat. They do not bother to tell you why you’ll play the game. There is …

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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 you are united with each other. How …

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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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