Teamwork

With COVID restrictions very slowly easing, soon many admins will end their time of telecommuting and see familiar faces in person once again. But this transition will be unique and challenging.

Try this team celebration for size

October 31, 2019 Categorized in: Teamwork

At the next office party or year-end celebration, consider hosting what we call the “Anything Awards” to have silly fun while challenging people to be creative.

5 tips make deadlines mean something

October 10, 2019 Categorized in: Teamwork

There are reasons why deadlines are difficult to hold, keep and enforce. By taking a look at some positive approaches, we can better use them to accomplish our goals.

Sound Bites: December ’18

December 1, 2018 Categorized in: Teamwork

Whether in person or remotely, get all meeting attendees on the same page … How your receptionist can off insight in a group interview … Log off on the weekend … When to never apologize … Icebreaker: 10 things in common … How upper and lower case letters got their names

How to work through creative differences

June 7, 2018 Categorized in: Teamwork

Sometimes conflict emerges on a creative project that has no perfect vision. Beth Noymer Levine, author of Jock Talk, says that whether the hangup is over the title of a report or the décor in the office, you should remember these three things.
Enough of those tired team builders that feel more like obligations to seem happy we’re all at work. You’ve got a fun group, so try out something from these suggestions—and get ready for some laughs and eye-opening moments.
By injecting some levity into your workday, you just might shake off a sluggish or rigid mindset and bring a fresh perspective to your responsibilities.

Team-building: No sissies allowed?

September 19, 2016 Categorized in: Teamwork

When the company could benefit from team-building exercises, what is the best way to approach them? Would putting employees in a difficult environment or situation strengthen the team?

What to ask to create a successful team

June 20, 2016 Categorized in: Teamwork

Studies show that most successful teams have a psychologically safe environment, which simply means co-workers can trust each other.
Managing versions on an important document can be a struggle.

Build positive co-worker relationships

March 15, 2016 Categorized in: Teamwork

Building positive relationships with your co-workers is the key to a good work environment, writes Carol Williams for iMindQ.

Learn to build trust in the workplace

February 16, 2016 Categorized in: Teamwork

It’s important to be able to trust the people you work with day in and day out. It can, however, be hard to communicate this trustworthiness to others.

4 magic words stop workplace disagreement

December 24, 2015 Categorized in: Teamwork

They are: “You might be right,” according to The Confidence Center. Here’s why four words work.