If your team isn’t sitting in the same office or even the same state, you may need some new management practices to keep things running smoothly. Try these tips from Travefy co-founder David Donner Chait.
If your job squares with the Pareto Principle, 80 percent of the results come from 20 percent of your work. So, you're probably investing much of your time on assignments that yield little return.
U.S. workers may not trust their boss, but they do trust their colleagues, according to a survey of 475 workers by consultant Lee Hecht Harrison.
Raising teamwork to the next level doesn’t mean you must hire team-building consultants and send employees on Outward Bound. Take these simpler steps.
More is definitely not merrier when it comes to the ideal team. That's according to researchers who study well-functioning ones.
- December 20, 2012
No matter what level you’re at, adopting these three behaviors is sure to impress your boss, Ora Shtull writes.
It can be hard to give up control of a project and trust that your team members will get the work done and do a great job. But you can’t do it all, and if you try, you probably won’t do very well and will likely alienate your people in the process. Tips to delegate effectively:
Most improv performers could tell you about this crucial rule of great improv: You’ve got to listen to your scene partner. Otherwise, you may miss an important cue or the opportunity to collaborate on a creative idea. It’s the same in the workplace. Here’s an improv activity that’s worth a try:
Focus on knowing where to get information quickly rather than knowing how to do everything ... Watch what you say on Facebook: More than 90% of job-screeners say they’re using social network tools to weed out applicants ... Take the lead in developing your own professional skills.
- September 30, 2011
When you're working with a virtual team scattered across locations, foster unity with these steps: 1. Make messages "location-neutral." 2. Share success. 3. Don't waste meeting time during rare face-to-face gatherings.