Posts Tagged ‘ teamwork ’

Is There Someone You Can Help?

We can be at work, and then we can really be at work.  Are you there to just get what you need to get done?  Or is there also someone who could use your help? Investing in others and giving of ourselves is so rewarding. Life is to be lived and if you think that […]

Self-Evaluation Tip

Working with teams can be challenging.  It can really be difficult when one team player tends to be the glory-hog of the team.  Finding the right people that can work efficiently, effectively and produce the results needed takes effort on all team members part.  Self-evaluation is required periodically to make sure that you are in […]

Colliding Coworkers

I have said it many times before today, when you are working with people you will always have people problems.  There is just no getting around it.  If it is not personalities that “rub” then it will be  work styles, general attitude or beliefs. We are humans and we are different, this is a wonderful […]

A Team Building Idea

Business owners and managers are always trying to come up with new team building strategies.  Their hope is to have events that will cause their team members to grow closer together.  The closer the team members are, the more trust and willingness they will have to work through the hard times together.  If you have […]

Business Opportunities and Standards

I am visiting my Aunt this week on the east coast and had the opportunity today to get my hair done by a local salon that was owned by a man I will call Danny.  I always enjoy going to different places of business so that I can experience how they conduct business and possibly […]

So Who Packs Your Parachute?

I posted this story about Charles Plumb’s parachute a long time ago, but felt it was worth repeating as a reminder to us all that it is not us alone that makes our office, department or business a great one.  Say, thank you today to those who have worked alongside you all week-long. As a business […]

Death of a Potential Team

How aware are you of your team members workloads, possible dilemmas or the stress that go with them?  Many times at work we are only concerned with our own workloads and fail to see when others need a helping hand. Oftentimes co-workers will not share with you that they are struggling and need some help […]

The Benefits Of Cultivating a Team

Be Great…great is contagious.  Ask your team, are we great?  If so, what makes us great?  If not, why not?  Great or not great, how can we improve? These are excellent questions that need to continually be posed to our team on a regular basis so we can continue to improve on the service we […]

Creating Successful Teams

Recently at an appointment my dentist, whom I know well, was thanking me for referring one of our patients to his practice, which is something I try to do as often as I can.  He and his hygienist then asked me how another employee in our office was doing, as he also is a patient there. […]

Managing People With Better Questions

Trying to get information you want or need from people can be a bit challenging.  Learning to ask better questions is the key to being  more successful in gathering the information you want. Recently I was looking to  purchased a new car and wanted to make sure that all of the questions I had would […]