Putting the I in Team

This sports cliche is a memorable phrase that reminds people that team success is more important than individual glory. In that sense it is wonderful and is as true for business teams as it is for sports teams. The phrase, however, overlooks the role of the individual in making the... Read More

3 Steps To Successfully Build A Team In Any Program

Any x by y matrix plan has one big risk... but also one big advantage.The biggest risk: People in your downline might think they don't have to promote and just wait for your spillover.The biggest advantage: Still, it's a great way to build a deep team quick... if you and... Read More

Seven Keys to More Effectively Leading Teams

Maybe you find yourself in a new team environment and leading a team for the first time, or maybe you have been working with and leading teams forever. Either way, the keys in this article ? whether as new information or a fresh reminder ? can make a world of... Read More

The Top Ten Methods to Create a Successful Work Team

Teams are often useful in situations where the task cannot be completed individually or if the task requires working interdependently. However, a successful team requires thought and planning. Too often, a group of individuals is simply thrown together, given a mandate, "marching orders" and then told, "Now go make us... Read More

7 Key Dimensions of High Performance Teams

7 Key Dimensions of High Performance Teams We can always look at the behaviors and skills of team leaders and team members in analyzing team performance and success, but it is also instructive to look at the overall team as well. The list of attributes that follows describes team units... Read More

12 Tips and Reminders for Team Members To Enjoy Their Team Experiences More

12 Tips and Reminders for Team Members To Enjoy Their Team Experiences More Warning: The ideas that follow work. Don't be fooled by their simplicity. For experienced team members and team leaders some of these tips may seem obvious. Sometimes however it is the obvious things we forget about or... Read More

Station Teams: Assembly Required

Too often teams aren't assembled. They just happen. A project comes along and a team is assigned to work it. The group gathers and attempts to figure out a solution, but trouble starts brewing almost at once. Only some of the people do any work. Some people don't get along.... Read More

Putting Your Expert Team Together

As a freelance writer myself, I know how important it is to have, and keep track of, experts to interview. Here are a few ideas on the topic: I always emphasize to clients and seminar participants how important it is to start and maintain a "Team 100" list -- people... Read More

How To Encourage Ideas From Your Team At Meetings

You're at a meeting with key staff. You want some new ideas to address the topic. Looking around at this group of creative, ambitious, bright people, you say, "Let's get some fresh ideas on this. Who's got something?"Suddenly,you feel like the high-school teacher who has asked a question about the... Read More

Boost Your Success With An R&D Team

One of the best ways to ensure that your planning is successful is to create your own R&D (research and development) group. All truly successful businesses have departments or teams specifically dedicated to finding and developing new and better ways to do whatever it is the company does, so why... Read More

In The News:

Beyond the happy hour: How agencies get creative in team building
Creativity is key, and not just in the work agencies produce for their clients, but also in the work agencies do to motivate employees. Which is why happy hours just don't cut it any more. From volunteering to classes to trips — one agency even took ...

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WDSU New Orleans

Brees uses paddleboarding as team-building summer activity
WDSU New Orleans
The activity is also a team-building exercise and a pastime that's athletic and peaceful. "There's really a ton of ways to have fun on a paddleboard," Brees said. "I've fallen in love with it out here in San Diego. I've been out there plenty of times ...

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Successful Meetings

Refreshing Teambuilding Ideas
Successful Meetings
Coming up with a teambuilding activity that's not only fun, but also achieves your meeting or incentive goals and objectives, is no easy feat. But the following ideas might give your next meeting or incentive group the boost they need to build ...

Fox 59

Firefighter recruits from 4 local departments team up for intensive training ...
Fox 59
The training is intense and necessary for the recruits from four local fire departments. Pike Township, Lebanon, Zionsville, and Speedway Fire Departments are all working together during training. Sharing resources and establishing team building skills ...

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Central Kentucky News

Jessamine school administrators team-build, plan during Louisville retreat
Central Kentucky News
The group of about 50 administrators, including principals from the different Jessamine schools, began the retreat Sunday, July 12, with problem-solving and team-building activities in which they gathered school supplies and assembled bicycles for ...

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When Should a Manager Do Team Building?
In a recent article about why team building efforts are often less than successful (Team Building?!?! Oh, No!) I said, “…effective team development requires knowing when to do team building—and when not to do team building.” Since the article was ...

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Sports On Earth

Paths to the postseason
Sports On Earth
Entering play Thursday, the team with far and away the best offense in the Majors sat exactly at .500 and two games out of a Wild Card spot. Meanwhile, the team with one of the worst offenses in Major League Baseball sported a winning record and was ...

Auburn Tigers Official Athletic Site

Roadtrip for Service and Team Building
Auburn Tigers Official Athletic Site
Providing service to a community that supports the Auburn Family is a primary objective for the Auburn Student-Athlete Advisory Committee (SAAC), so it comes as no surprise that 17 Auburn student-athletes and two Auburn Athletics staff members ...

Charlotte Observer

Outdoor ed center in Mooresville focuses on team-building
Charlotte Observer
In addition to taking part in team-building activities, Scouts have built benches and Adirondack shelters in the park. Situated along a creek, each shelter contains four cots. Hotze described the buildings as just places to sleep. But the area has ...

U.S. News & World Report

3 Team-Building Exercises That Don't Cost a Dime
U.S. News & World Report
Mary Scannell, author of "The Big Book of Low-Cost Training Games" and several other team-building books, says a lack of trust among team members is a major concern for many managers she consults. "Everybody's just clamoring for 'How do we build ...

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Functioning in a Dysfunctional Workplace

Sometimes the greatest challenges lay not within the actions of... Read More

Building High Performing Teams: Putting the I Back in Teamwork

Ever watched a really brilliant idea meet with resistance and... Read More

Effective Team Building Part 1 - Another Brick in the Wall!

The first in a series of articles giving a slightly... Read More

How the P.R.I.D.E. Team Changed my Call Center

Several years ago I took an assignment as a Manager... Read More

Building Your Dream Marketing Team

The Fantasy: Your marketing budget is packed to the brim... Read More

Consensus: The Right Team Decision Strategy?

Consensus is the appropriate decision strategy for the most important... Read More

Cross-Cultural Communication: Grin and Jump In!

Multiculturalism is a reality in North America and for those... Read More

Dealing with Difficult People: Ten Ways to Improve Your Communications Success

Have you noticed that some people seem to stop listening... Read More

A Team That Gleamed

Too many techies get a bad rap for lacking teamwork... Read More

Putting Your Expert Team Together

As a freelance writer myself, I know how important it... Read More

Team Communication Critical To Success

I'm often asked, "Why is my team always fighting fires... Read More

Raising Issues In Your Group or Offline

In a recent group coaching session, a client mentioned that... Read More

Motivating Your Employees

CREATE A MOTIVATIONAL CLIMATE: Create a climate where others find... Read More

Marche, or How Teams Work.

On the trail in Northern Canada "Marche" was the word... Read More

Creating Unity In Your Company

The other day I got a call from a friend... Read More

Leadership Quality Through Kindness

In days past, loyalty was a given. The worker in... Read More

The 3 Secrets of Team Motivation

Are workers telling the truth when they say they are... Read More

Feedback - Confirming the Good News

The feedback I'm talking about here isn't some sort of... Read More

Station Teams: Assembly Required

Too often teams aren't assembled. They just happen. A project... Read More

Motivation - Dont Make Your Team Uncomfortable

The people in your team may feel a bit uncomfortable... Read More

Franchisor Award Programs; Ideas and Innovation

Franchisors should also be heavy on the award side of... Read More

Do You Want to Get Others to Improve Their Performance? Then Expect the Best

Recently I decided to stretch my athletic abilities and add... Read More

Feedback - How to Make it Effective

Let's look at the detail of giving feedback. Whether you... Read More

Motivate People with Feedback

Someone once said - "Feedback is the breakfast of champions."... Read More

Whats Your REAL problem??

When was the last time you spent excessive time and... Read More