Copy Cat Copy Cat requires quick reflexes and amazing observational skills and is an absolutely fun game to play with any size of a group. This team building activity also works well as an ice breaker since you can begin to see what others see in people. You can learn how others learn and observe the world. To begin playing this game, have the group form a circle standing
At a recent training with over 30 consultants from many industries and 3 different countries, we brainstormed this question. Here are the results for you and your team to discuss. If they give a score of less that a 10 on a scale, than ask them to offer one or two actions that the team can take to move the team up to a score of Taking action on the ideas is the way to move your team up a level or two.
Good Team Traits The team supports the vision and values of the company. There is high trust among team members.
The team works together in alignment with the company purpose and goals. There are systems to follow with a training and feedback procedure to keep performance at a clear standard. Team members have well defined roles and are cross-trained to support each other during peak times, vacations and sick days.
There is cooperation and support among the team. Team members are productive. Team members see the big picture and stay out of the brambles of gossip. Team members and managers have courageous feedback conversations.
The team has fun. Team members want to keep abreast of industry, technology and procedure advances. The team is empowered and energized. Leaders and managers practice what they preach.
Team members, managers and leaders share a passion for the work they do. Team members collaborate to solve problems and to reach goals and do not compete with each other.
Here is the list of Bad Team traits. Bad Team Traits Toxic team members are not dismissed, put on probation or held accountable. Skill proficiency is glorified over building relationships with team members and customers.
Managers use FEAR tactics. Conflict is avoided so problems go underground and cause additional problems. There is indirect communication, rather than courageous and honest conversations.
Team members gossip about the managers, leadership, each other and customers.
Favoritism is shown by management. There is a lack of accountability. Team meetings are time-wasters or are monologues.
The company works top down without input or feedback from the frontline. There-you now have two excellent lists to give you and your team a Check-Up.
Download the PDF version of this post.The meaning of work literature is the product of a long tradition of rich inquiry spanning many disciplines. Yet, the field lacks overarching structures that would facilitate greater integration, consistency, and understanding of this body of research.
Work is an essential component of God's kingdom. Matthew, the tax collector-turned-apostle, recounts Jesus’ actions and teachings to show us how God intends us to live and work in his new kingdom. I feel like my teachers always emphasized the importance of group work but kind of threw us to the wolves to figure out how to do it, especially when we are all supposed to be equal players with no manager to oversee the final product.
Having an Excellent Dental Team. What makes a good team versus a bad team? At a recent training with over 30 consultants from many industries and 3 different countries, we brainstormed this question.
The members of the Cannon Beach Gallery Group invite you to play along the shores of Cannon Beach and in the varied and beautiful galleries of our town. There’s still a lot of confusion around Office Groups and how they work with Microsoft Teams, so I’ve partnered with the team at AvePoint to write a post about how they work together.