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5 Easy and Effective Virtual Teambuilding Activities and Ideas for Team Leaders

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Are you and your team are stuck in quarantine and unable to maintain your daily interactions with each other over the next few weeks? . Are you and your team separated as part of a virtual team that has teammates at different locations permanently? .

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How to Clarify and Define Your Team Email Expectations and Communication Agreements

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Working with teams, one of the common issues is poor communication… That likely doesn’t surprise you. But what might surprise you is that much of the issues that occur on teams – large and small – could have been avoided if they had BEGUN with a clear set of team expectations.

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Three Unexpected Ideas to Help Lead Your Team and Thrive in Change

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If you lead a team, at some point you will need ideas to help them thrive in change. Change is inevitable. Adaptation is not – but a refusal to adapt and grow is the first step to frustration and eventually result in team failure.

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The Dynamics of Successfully Filling a Role on Your Team

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Roles are an essential part of any team. Whether it is in sports or business, the better each individual buys into their role, the more successful the organization can become.

Workplace Mask Policy & Return to Work Templates

Paycor’s comprehensive checklist and customizable letters will help you re-start your business and welcome your team back to a new normal.

TWO WAYS TO IMPROVE CULTURE AND OVERCOME THE CHALLENGE OF CONFORMITY

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I was reminded while playing Othello last week that people conform to Team Norms. If you want to improve culture in your organization, you have to overcome the challenge of existing conformity. Leading a and improving culture is a lot like playing Othello!

How to Ensure Your Next Speaker Has a MEASURABLE IMPACT on Your Team

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As a basketball coach, one of the things that we did as a program to develop our team culture was bringing in outside speakers every couple of weeks throughout the season. The guest speaker would share ideas and stories and wisdom that would inspire our athletes.

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Three astonishing productive questions to ask yourself when facing adversity

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If you are facing adversity, you can either suffer through it and wait for things to change, or you can lead by asking yourself these three astonishing questions – and then acting on the answers your mind provides. As a coach, our players’ strength was all gained through resistance training.

In Adversity, What Type of Movie Do You Put Your TEAM In?

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So – you hear the director say “ACTION!” ” You find yourself in the middle of a Hollywood motion picture… Are you in part of a horror movie? A romantic comedy? A suspenseful thriller? An action adventure? A war documentary? . Or, is it an inspirational comeback? .

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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.

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 ”.

9 Ways to Manage Costs and Prepare for Future Growth

SMB leaders are working day and night to navigate the COVID-19 crisis. Successfully managing it requires the CFO and HR leader to make complex decisions quickly, without rushing into an uncoordinated response. Foremost among these decisions will be cost containment. The way organizations manage costs now will determine how well they perform during and after COVID-19. Download our guide and start preparing for the future today.

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.

This ONE WORD is the Defining Trait of Winning Teammates

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A few years ago I would have argued that it is impossible to boil the defining trait of winning teammates down to just one word.

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!

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!

Better Email Communication With Your Team is Easy as 1-2-3!

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Most every leader wants to have better communication with their team. The challenge is that meetings are difficult and you cannot always have a face-to-face with your entire team or even the individuals you may need to share information with. So you send out an email…. And then you wonder….

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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.

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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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.

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 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.

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 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?” .

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.

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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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.

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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

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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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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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.

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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Quantifying a Culture of Innovation

Examining five years of anonymous data from over 6 million users in 170+ countries, Spigit has discovered that a culture of innovation can be measured – with a 99% statistical confidence level – by a metric called "ideation rate." Download the eBook now for an in-depth look at this groundbreaking study.