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Add Common SINCE to Improve Ownership Thinking and Innovation on Your Team

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Have you noticed that there is a HUGE difference in the productivity of people who WISH versus people who accept reality and move forward with action? One of my high school coaches years ago used to say that “ Wishing is what people do when they don’t want to work ”.

5 Examples of Important SOFT Skills that Ignite Workplace Performance

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As important as technical skills and knowledge may be in your industry, team leaders and teammates soon realize that the soft stuff is really the hard stuff. Workplace performance is the result of developing your people beyond the normal range of technical skills.

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Use the 30-30-30 Rule for Personal Development to Improve Yourself as a Teammate

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Both good AND great are enemies of better… So the surest ways to separate yourself is to continue to improve and ensure your personal development. One of the Ten Commandments of Winning Teammates is to Stay Coachable!

How Do You Create Buy-In and Get People To Go All-In On ANY Team?

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One of the great challenges of teammates who care or team leaders who are struggling to inspire commitment is the question.

2020 Report: The Future of HR

Paycor asked more than 500 leaders of medium and small businesses to talk about the present and future of HR. Download the guide and see what they said. Their responses will surprise you!

7 Ways to Build Relationships that Improve Teamwork in Your Office

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An important part of the message I often share with teams and team leaders is the idea that you must have TWO vital connections to get energy from your people: 1. They must connect to a compelling common goal. They must connect to each other.

The BEST $20 You Can Spend to Improve Teamwork

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Recognition and morale have a tremendous impact on the productivity of your team. And, as a teammate or team leader, one of the greatest challenges is to EFFECTIVELY spend your professional development money so you improve teamwork and create a positive, high-performing culture. .

How to Increase attendance and engagement and impact at your next conference!

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One of the things that I am most proud of as a teamwork and teambuilding speaker is the audience engagement during my programs and the impact that is seen following them.

How do Short Team Building Ideas Deliver REAL Impact?

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As a leader, you are always looking for short team building ideas that will deliver impact and inspire your people to be better teammates. There are dozens of simple activities that you can use to accomplish this, but the main focus should NOT be the activities you use.

Have You Clarified Your Team Norms?

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Team norms are the foundation of your team CULTURE. Your team CULTURE determines your team performance. And while ALL leaders invest time and resources in strategy, that is never enough to build a GREAT team! Strategy is what you want done, but CULTURE determines how it is done.

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2 Teambuilding Activities to Use at Your Conference to Boost Interaction and Impact

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We remember what we experience! And when you are planning a conference, as important as the content of your chosen speakers will be, Conferences are about CONNNECTIONS!

HR Benchmark Report: How to Recruit, Coach & Develop Teams

Do you really want a team of all-stars? Instead of trying to hire all type-A high performers, research shows it’s much more effective to hire a mix of personalities. In this report, Paycor will explain why and how to go about assembling, coaching and developing effective teams at work.

How to Handle a Complainer… and Turn Them Into a Contributor

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We’ve all heard them over the years. Heck- some of us have BEEN one of them. The complainer. The person who sees something that needs to be done… who notices a problem and says out loud (or internally) that “somebody should…”.

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If an Onboarding Plan is NOT Your Greatest Challenge with New Teammates, What Is?

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As a team leader or member, one of the greatest challenges you have is welcoming a new teammate and “showing them the ropes.”. But onboarding is NOT the most important part of bringing in someone new.

How Can I More Effectively Manage a Remote Team?

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One of the growing concerns for people who manage and lead project teams in any industry is the issue of remote workers.

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Are Team Building Events Effective?

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You may have wondered, or even asked friends or co-workers “Hey, are teambuilding events effective?”. But you would probably NOT ask those same people “Hey, is food good for you?” .

TWO Powerful Questions to Use Instead of Asking “What’s Wrong?”

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When somebody asks you “what’s wrong?” it automatically invites you to deliver a list of complaints or to explain why you are not okay in that moment…. Great teammates and leaders know that the quality of our life, and our leadership, is determined by the quality of the questions we ask! .

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3 Reasons to Invest in a Learning Culture: RECRUIT, RETAIN, ENGAGE

One of the least explored and most effective ways to drive recruiting, retention, and overall employee engagement is to establish a learning culture. If this is an area where you need help (or if you could just use a refresher) let Paycor walk you through actionable tips and insights on how you can develop the learning culture that works best for your business.

How Can I Get Rid of Silos on My Team?

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If you are wondering how to get rid of silos, I have a newsflash for you… Workplace silos are NOT barriers to be torn down. True story!). Silos are VALUABLE connections!

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Four Collaboration Catalyst Questions to send up and down and across your organization

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How often do your people talk? How often do they share information that isn’t just shallow conversation? How well do they know what other people are working on and how they might be able to assist? If you are having issues with collaboration in your organization, the key is to ASSC!

What Does Your Team Celebrate?

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As a coach I had a love/ hate relationship with ESPN. The ESPN network provides around the clock information and scores and (sometimes) interesting commentary about the teams I follow… so I am a fan of SportsCenter….

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Use a PreMortem Activity to Ensure Team Success

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Everybody likes to set goals… But at the end of the season, do you always accomplish them? As a team building event facilitator, I have learned that most teams do not… because they start the journey without preparing for the difficulties and issues that will likely be experienced along the way.

New Overtime Rules Take Effect 1/1/2020. Are You Prepared?

On September 24, the Department of Labor (DOL) released much-anticipated changes to overtime provisions of the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). Any business that employs workers with salaries under $35,568 will be directly affected by the new regulations and face a decision: provide affected employees with a salary increase or pay them overtime. Download Paycor's latest guide to learn key details about the new rule and how it could impact your business.

Forget Results and Focus on What Matters More

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What results do you want? Great Results Team Building was founded on the idea that you cannot get great results by focusing on results only … . Great results are a symptom of focusing on connections to people and to a shared purpose.

28 Great Quotes to Inspire and Manage Change

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Change is a continuous and ongoing process. For organizational teams and for individuals, it is the ability to change and grow and adapt to new circumstances, teammates, challenges that determines our competitive advantage.

25 Funny Questions to Get to Know Your Team

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If you want to get to know your team better, the first thing you need to do is ask them about their past, their passions, and their purpose for being there.

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Get Your Team Out of the Mud

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We all get stuck in the mud at times – in our work, in our spiritual lives, and even in relationships. And there are a few very valuable lessons that we learned that day on a South Georgia dirt road that may save your group from unnecessary frustration and help your team to get unstuck.

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Why (and How) to Switch to a New HR & Payroll Platform

Not all HR & payroll is the same, but it can look pretty similar. If your current platform isn’t meeting your needs, let us walk you through how to differentiate between providers and give you some tips on how to select a platform that works best for your business.

5 Reasons You Should Subscribe to Sean’s Team Building Newsletter

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Everyone is part of a team. Whether you are in a family, attend a church, work in an office environment, are part of a project group, or participate in athletics, you are likely always looking for ideas and tips on how your team can become more productive.

Life's Most Important Assignment?

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This is one of my favorite stories. As a teacher (or in any field) life''s most important assignment is not just to follow our rigid job description or to simply check items off of our daily to-do list. One day a teacher decided to do something different.

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Discomfort is the Catalyst for Team Growth

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If you want team growth, you have to find a way to make your people feel a bit of discomfort. The most powerful catalyst for individual or team development is getting people out of their comfort zone and experiencing or doing something new.

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Effective Leaders Know the Power of Climate Control

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Rather than traditional “command and control” style of leadership, Sir Ken Robinson, during a recent TED talk , shared that effective leaders should focus instead on “climate control.”. I felt that was tremendously insightful, as leadership styles determine the culture of most organizations.

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The HR Playbook: Reduce Turnover with Employee Benefits

Companies with the right mix of benefits saw a 138% drop in employee turnover. Learn how you can lower your employee attrition rate and retain top talent.

The Impact of Teamwork and a Parable of Rocks

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Steve Jobs, in a 1995 interview , was discussing the importance and impact of teamwork, and it was during that discussion that he shared a short parable of rocks and how they polish each other…. When I was a young kid there was a widowed man that lived up the street. He was in his eighties.

Three Powerful "F" Words to Use With Difficult Teammates

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Everyone, at some point, has dealt with difficult teammates who seem to hold onto damaging beliefs or continually sabotage team progress with negative behaviors.

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To be a Good Teammate, Accept No Excuses

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One of the most important skills to be a good teammate and improve mental toughness involves the decision to set high expectations and never make or accept excuses. Winners are both intentional and accountable.

35 Fun and Easy Team Appreciation Ideas

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Effective leaders are likely always seeking fun anr easy ideas that can show appreciation for their team. Everyone craves recognition, and perhaps the most impactful way to motivate your team to perform better is to reward the behaviors that you want to see repeated.

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How to Build a Competitive Benefits Package

An attractive benefits program can be a highly effective recruiting and retention tool. But to make benefits a competitive advantage, employers must get creative with their benefits strategy or risk losing out on the best talent. Learn how to build a benefits package that your employees will love.

Alaska, Bad Weather and Building an Oil Pipeline

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Have you ever work with somebody - or live with somebody – that always seems to be making excuses instead of making an effort? Next time you see them, tell them this story about the Trans- Alaskan Oil Pipeline…. Oil was discovered on the northern slope of Alaska in 1968.

Find Your Why to Improve Performance

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What is your motivation? Why do you lace up your shoes in the morning? One of the things every great performer does to improve performance, regardless of their field, is find their why. Imagine I told you about a hidden a suitcase full of cash across town was filled with 800,000 dollars.

Five Great Teamwork Verses From the Bible

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There are certainly many other Bible verses that could be discussed as relating to great teamwork, but this list identifies five that are strong and inspiring examples for the topic.

Team Personality Styles, Tessellations, and Teamwork Lessons

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This article on team personality styles and tessellations is published as a guest post on the "Power Basketball" website. Many thanks to Coach Power for sharing it with his audience! You can read the entire article on the teamwork lessons of tessellations if you click HERE. Great Results

11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Culture into a Culture of Innovation

Learn the 11 proven strategies that you can implement quickly to get every employee innovating and contributing to the growth of your company.