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Employee Engagement: What Can I Do to Improve Engagement?

 

Most people agree that this employee engagement thing is a good idea. What can a person do to improve employee engagement?

Well, you don’t need a title to be a champion for employee engagement.  There are a number of things you can do to help improve employee engagement.

The first thing you can do is decide…that you like your work.  Do […]

Employee Engagement: What Can I Do to Improve Engagement?2019-07-12T07:08:14-05:00

Team Building: What is Norming?

 

There are formal and informal methods for facilitating and participating in meetings.

Parliamentary procedures are still used at annual meetings and board meetings.

Today we are talking about norming.  Norms are basically informal rules of conduct.  Norms are shared values, beliefs, behaviors, and procedures.

After a period of conflict, one idea might emerge as the best one, or the team might combine […]

Team Building: What is Norming?2019-04-19T06:45:42-05:00

Team Building: What is Storming?

 

Shortly after we have formed a team, people start to become more comfortable and confident to engage in conflict.  This stage of team development is called storming.

Conflict is a healthy sign for a team.  Conflict demonstrates that team members trust each other and are willing to discuss different viewpoints.

The storming stage includes the generation and evaluation of ideas.  Team […]

Team Building: What is Storming?2019-04-12T05:27:58-05:00

Team Building: How Do You Form a Team?

 

Ever get tired of working alone?  Do you ever get kind of lonely working independently?  Here’s an idea; form a team, hold a meeting, see some people, and eat donuts.  For some, forming a team and holding a meeting, is the practical alternative to work.

Creating a team is not supposed to be the alternative to work, it’s supposed to […]

Team Building: How Do You Form a Team?2019-04-05T09:04:33-05:00

Change: How Do I Lead Change Effectively?

 

Change has been the norm for years.  Some people are still struggling with accepting all of the changes in their personal and professional lives.  At work they feel like victims of change.  It might be more productive being the person that leads the change.  In order to lead change effectively, a flexible, yet systematic approach is necessary.  A book […]

Change: How Do I Lead Change Effectively?2019-03-10T07:58:39-05:00
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