When you work as a team collectively you contribute to the overall success of an organization. Even though you have a specific job, in a specific department, you are unified with other employees to accomplish the firm’s overall objectives. The bigger picture drives your actions; as a team you work together to serve the bigger picture.
If you want to optimize and enhance your leadership skills, we have listed 3 tips to building effective teams:
- Acknowledge your team
- Actively listen
- Know your team’s needs and what motivates them best.
Successful organizations recognize that their employees come first and their opinion and ideas matter.
John Fahey, CEO of National Geographic creates an environment where employee input and shared values drive the organization. Every Friday John has coffee with 30 members of his staff – picked alphabetically from all areas of the company. John takes this opportunity to listen, share ideas and tell the group the direction where the company is heading. Click Here to watch John Fahey, CEO, National Geographic, discuss the org’s values and shared mission.
Building effective teams requires the ability to capitalize on a wide range of personalities, skills and abilities. Great team leaders can not only quickly analyze and capitalize on a team’s strengths, but also create an environment where every staff member feels as though they are contributing to the firms overall goal.
If you’re looking to develop a more effective, productive team then you should attend the Insights® Discovery workshop coming to Westport this month. This workshop provides easy to implement strategies that will motivate and engage your managers and your company employees. I have been working with Marcia for a number of years; and I know that you will take away many ideas from this workshop that will greatly benefit your company and its profitability.
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