10 Teambuilding Tips
Will teamwork bring in more clients and keep the ones you've got? Yes!
People who work together may develop the dreaeded "Who cares?" disease. Highly infectious, it slowly erodes all the good efforts that a few excellent workers produce.
However, it's reversible if you take immediate action. State with these 10 tips:
- FIND OR CREATE A TEAM LEADER
Great teams don't just happen. They are carefully and purposefully built by a team leader. Get someone to take charge - whether it's the manager or anyone interested in group leadership.
- DEVELOP GOOD COMMUNICATION
Now that the team leader is in place, call the team together. Focus on how individuals can improve skills and finances and help the company grow - only possile by working together.
- FIGURE OUT WHAT YOUR COMPANY NEEDS TO BE SUCCESSFUL
Every winning business starts out with a purposeful, short-term and long-range plan. Decide what the company goals are for the next day, week, month, and future.
- ASSESS THE STRENGTHS, WEAKNESSES AND NEEDS OF THE TEAM
When you know who is good at what, it'll be easy to assign tasks to team members in order to reach the goals. Assign accordingly!
- AGREE ON TEAM RULES
Successful teams have written rules which they develop themselves. Start with these helpful ones: Tell a person when you don't agree, don't talk about people behind their backs, and never be late for trivial reasons. Your team will get the idea after a few examples.
Watch for the rest of the must-have teambuilding tips!
Joyce Weiss, author of Full Speed Ahead and Take the Ride of Your Life!
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