Team-Building

Not the real deal? Confess it

June 9, 2021
“The costs of imposter syndrome extend beyond the individual,” writes executive coach Alexandra Friedman in an article on Forbes.com called “Overcoming Imposter Syndrome as an Emerging Leader.”

Encourage healthy team competition

April 14, 2021
A little competition in the workplace can increase productivity and enhance employee motivation. Just make sure it doesn’t create needless divisions. Follow these guidelines to help employees and teams focus more closely on their objectives.

How to cultivate collaboration

April 14, 2021
Teamwork is a cooperative effort. As a team leader, pay attention to these guidelines for successful collaboration.

3 tips to build an A team

January 13, 2021
Successful teamwork depends on good leadership, but it also requires the right kinds of people. When assembling a team for a special project, a task force, or a new department, keep these tips in mind.

3 challenges for global teams

March 11, 2020
Teams consisting of globally dispersed employees are becoming the norm these days. And that kind of diversity can be hugely beneficial to organizations, in terms of innovation, problem-solving and customer service. However, cross-cultural communication can pose significant challenges for team members.

Try this team celebration for size

October 31, 2019
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.

6 signs you might be the reason your employees are quitting

July 11, 2019
No boss wants to admit that they are the reason for their team’s issues, but if you’re experiencing recurring morale and retention problems, you might want to look inward for the cause. According to members of Forbes Coaches Council, here are some clear signs that it’s not your employees—it’s you.

The problem with ‘dream teams’

June 13, 2019
When it comes to assembling a team, most people look for the best talent. But what actually happens when you have a whole team of stars?

6 keys to cultivate a resilient team

February 14, 2019
Here are six hallmarks of a resilient team that understands how to manage stress, solve problems and bounce back from adversity.

4 better queries than ‘How are you?’

January 10, 2019
Writing for Forbes, Jim Ludema and Amber Johnson point out that the only reason most of us ask this question is because it would appear impolite not to ask. They offer a list of alternative questions.