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Co-worker conflicts

Posted on August 29, 2017 by in Human Resources, Increasing Teamwork, Management & Leadership Skills, Reducing Turnover with no comments

Just like our relatives, we usually have no choice in the matter when it comes to choosing our co-workers. On the job you are thrown together daily with people you must work with. Of course being the considerate human being that you are, you want to get along well with all your co-workers.Just like our relatives, we usually have no … Continue reading

Be more than a manager be a leader

Posted on August 22, 2017 by in Business Management, Increasing Teamwork, Management & Leadership Skills with no comments

Are you a manager or a leader? Many see these titles as synonymous, but the subtle difference in definition is quite important. Quite simply, all managers should strive to be leaders. Leaders are goal-oriented individuals who can visualize the “big picture.” Their credibility allows them to communicate effectively their ideas to others, thus motivating their team to action.

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Don’t be afraid to use humor – it works

Posted on August 15, 2017 by in Enhancing Customer Relations, General Interest, Increasing Teamwork with no comments

You’ve heard it before: “A funny thing happened to me on the way here tonight.” This is a timeless example of how executives use humor as an effective tool. Unfortunately, many people fail to benefit from the value of using humor as a communication tool. A funny anecdote can draw people to your message and can emphasize a critical objective. … Continue reading

Bullying can happen on the job

Posted on August 1, 2017 by in General Interest, Human Resources, Increasing Teamwork, Management & Leadership Skills with no comments

The effects of bullying can vary in severity but can be devastating to both a person’s physical and mental well-being. The abuse may be such a regular event that it is soon established as ‘normal’. Bullying or abuse of any kind whether it be mental or physical is totally unacceptable.

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Group dynamics

Posted on April 25, 2017 by in Business & Strategic Planning, General Interest, Increasing Teamwork with Comments Off on Group dynamics

Generating new ideas and engaging in effective problem solving can best be accomplished by combining great minds with a variety of perspectives. One employee’s expertise in design can be complemented by another employee’s financial savvy. Management’s big picture view can be readjusted with employee-focused input.

Committees, focus groups, and team building sessions are all utilized to initiate creative solutions and … Continue reading