“Together Everyone Achieves More”. You might have seen this cliched way of explaining the concept of “team” on a motivational poster. However, it is only true to a certain extent. Just being “together” does not make a team successful. Below, we explore the 5 core elements of an effective team.
As a team leader, the most challenging part of the job is not the work itself. It is the putting together of a team and overseeing them. Human relations are complex. It is made even more complicated when people are required to work in close quarters of each other, often requiring each other’s assistance. How do you make sure that your team cooperates and does not have conflicts?
Some people do not believe in teamwork and prefer to work alone. If you have such team members in your office, you should let them know the benefits of teamwork. Casually slip in these points in your next meeting and influence them to become cooperative team members. You could also use these points to inspire your bosses to have more team building activities, which would mean more fun time with your colleagues, instead of being stuck in the office.
Collaborative team learning is an active learning technique whereby a team work and learn together in small groups to realise shared goals. Many benefits can be achieved when a team develops new skills together. In this article, we discover what the advantages are and how it can help your team.
A snowflake by itself is negligible. However, when they stick together, an avalanche can happen. This can also be said of a team. One person might not be able to accomplish much, but with a team, huge achievements can be unlocked. Here, we discuss the concepts that help to build a better team.
If you think that working with a group of people means that you are working in a team, you could not be more wrong. Teams are groups but groups are not necessarily teams. A team can achieve so much more than what a group can achieve, it has higher productivity, efficiency and better communications. If you would like to improve and turn your group into a team, read on for tips on how to do so.
6 December 2016 Whether you currently head a team or am a team member, it is always advantageous to understand more about your team. The benefits of recognising each other’s strengths and weaknesses will greatly increase efficiency and productivity in the long run. Below, we focus on three ways on how you might understand your team better...
4 April 2016 Team building activities are important in a way that they help in strengthening the bond of people in a group who have different temperaments. This is highly useful among employees who need to work as a team in a company. The best way to get them to act in unity towards achieving company goals is to encourage them to build rapport with people that they work with everyday. This can be attained while the participants are having real fun, thus they enjoy while developing camaraderie all the same.
Team building is especially sought for by organizations which are looking for quick ways to address the issues within the company client which affect their productivity. Most of these issues usually result from poor communication system in an organization, as well as from a vague leadership instructions thus resulting to an unproductive team with no clear vision of how to achieve the goals of the company.