Here are Very Good Books on Culture Change, Leadership, Managing Others & Team Building

Jason Treu

Here are the latest business, culture change, HR, and leadership books I’m reading. The post Here are Very Good Books on Culture Change, Leadership, Managing Others & Team Building appeared first on Executive Coach, team building expert and new manager training in Dallas.

Exciting Team Building Activities for Mid-Sized Companies

Rise

When you have a workforce of over 30 team members who have to work closely and collaboratively with one another on a daily basis, it’s important for the group to establish a sense of loyalty, trust, and camaraderie. We take you through some fun ways to blow off steam with your work team.

Team Building Exercises That Won’t Cause Eye Rolls

TalentCulture

I am referring to those team building exercises that leaders come up with that are supposed to result in comradery and bonding. Here are some activities you might consider suing with your team: Perform Community Service. Give each team a bit of time to practice.

Corporate Climbing & Other Team-Building Adventures

OmegaHR Solutions

While team-building activities can be helpful, larger adventures get co-workers out of the office and out of the mindset of work activities. Here are some tips for team building adventures. The classic team-building event is a ropes course.

Team Building Activities that Increase Employee Engagement

Clarity Wave

Team Building Activities that Increase Employee Engagement In an effort to keep employees motivated, satisfied and productive, business leaders and psychologists have developed a variety of programs over the years. With an effective team, the system of rowers and riders disappears.

Team Building Activities that Increase Employee Engagement

Clarity Wave

Team Building Activities that Increase Employee Engagement In an effort to keep employees motivated, satisfied and productive, business leaders and psychologists have developed a variety of programs over the years. With an effective team, the system of rowers and riders disappears.

Team Building and the Art of the Swing

TLNT: The Business of HR

After Satya Nadella became CEO of Microsoft in 2014, he referenced the book, Boys in the Boa t , a memoir about the Olympic quest by the 1936 University of Washington men’s rowing team, in a memo to the entire company.

How to Create Focused Play in an Unstructured Way – Guest Post by @DaveCrenshaw

Take It Personel-ly

Dave Crenshaw has the answer in his new book (which I love) called, The Power of Having Fun: How Meaningful Breaks Help You Get More Done which is available now. Having fun is the key to success! How do you have more fun? Or even make it a priority? I am a BIG believer of […].

7 Team Building Activities that are Actually Fun

EngagementMultiplier

Yes, we know: team building exercises, as well-intentioned as they are, have garnered a bit of a reputation. There are team building activities that are actually fun and surprisingly effective at building camaraderie. Why is it so important for teams to bond? Fun fact: Did you know bonding as a team releases oxytocin in the brain? Where are we going with the team-building-oxytocin-trust connection? Good for: Team bonding.

35 Insanely Fun Team Building Activities For Work (“Trust Falls” Not Included)

SnackNation

35 Insanely Fun Team Building Activities For Work (“Trust Falls” Not Included). Believe it or not, team building activities for work are critically important to the success of your business. Go team! Team Hike.

4 Tips for Booking the Perfect Meeting Room

Get Hppy

Whether you need to book a meeting room to impress a client or provide space for an all-hands meeting when it’s the one time a year all of your employees come together, there are several pieces of advice you should follow to avoid making mistakes.

Tell Your Own Story and Own It (Guest Podcast & Video Interview)

Jason Treu

Get a bunch of people from different backgrounds and worlds to effectively come together and work as a team? He also helps them build and execute their career blueprint. 27:30 – Stefan asks Jason about his book. RTG Podcast Discussion.

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Happy Leaders = Happy Teams

Achievers

Is it the most senior member of the team? bring their teams together and foster loyalty and collaboration. When you are with people who are happy, they build you up, not drag you down. The end result is that happy leaders foster happy teams.

Do You Need More Capacity? from @LeadersServe

Take It Personel-ly

Business Leadership Amazon Book Book Review books business leaders business outcomes business tips Entrepreneur Entrepreneurial excellence Good leaders greatleadersserve.org Growth Humanbiz Improvement Inspiration leader leaders Leaders Made Here Leadership Development leadership principles leadership skills Management small business Success Team Building Team WorkOne of my favorite leadership authors is back!

tickling as team-building, awkwardness about my vacation plans, and more

Ask a Manager

We were told to tickle each other aggressively at a team-building event. We had a team-building event recently, which was boring but otherwise unremarkable until it came time to take the group photo. I’ve thought about saying something evasive like “I don’t have any firm plans” (which I suppose is still a lie), but that somehow seems a little unrealistic if asked one or days days before and it later transpires I had a long haul flight booked!

Guest Post: Mad About A Mistake At Work? Try This.

Take It Personel-ly

This week I have the pleasure of helping to promote the book Awakening Compassion At Work by Monica Worline and Jane Dutton. It is a definite must read for all organizations, leaders, managers and employees too! Awakening Compassion At Work opens our eyes to the power of and importance of compassion in organizations and reveals caring … Continue reading Guest Post: Mad About A Mistake At Work? Try This.

If you aren’t letting your staff work flexibly, you need to start now.

LifeSpeak

Further research has found approximately 93 percent of our day is spent in a building or a vehicle. Countless small- to medium-sized enterprises and startups depend on remote team members every day. How LifeSpeak assists remote teams.

Four Excellent Articles on Managing Others

Jason Treu

I frequently get leaders, managers (new and experienced) and other employees asking me about articles, books and podcasts they should check out on leadership, managing others, giving feedback, building great teams and developing their employees.

How to Engage Teams With a Growth Mindset

Achievers

When I worked in talent development departments, managers periodically would request team building solutions. What they really wanted was to unify and engage their teams but didn’t know how. Dweck’s book: “Mindset: The New Psychology of Success”.

Can personality tests be used to improve diversity?

LifeSpeak

It’s therefore no wonder that personality tests have been used extensively by HR teams to classify job applicants and employees. For instance, they can help teams collaborate better by outlining differences in communication styles. Introvert or extrovert? Cats or dogs? Tea or coffee?

The importance of having fun at work.

LifeSpeak

This is a matter of building culture , so it needs to happen organically. They can also provide opportunities for staff to connect more informally, such as catered lunches, bowling nights, team fundraisers and so on.

7 Fun Ways to Host Team Meetings

Achievers

Team meetings are renowned for being boring and, to many employees, a waste of time. This is a type of meeting where you’ll introduce a certain point or subject and then break the teams up into groups to discuss it. Try Team Building Efforts.

Leaders at Every Level

DISC Assessments

Mark is also the author of the bestselling books, The Fred Factor: How Passion In Your Work and Life Can Turn the Ordinary Into the Extraordinary , and You Don’t Need a Title to be a Leader: How Anyone Anywhere Can Make a Positive Difference. What does it mean to have leaders at every level?

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Book Review of: Be a Project Motivator – The Secrets of Strengths-Based Project Management

Center for Coaching

This book addresses how the role of the project manager is perceived, an analysis of project manager strengths and the implications plus application, building engagement, influence, appreciation, social intelligence, communication, and motivation. The chapters of the book include: Introduction. Building Your Ripple. Building a Culture of Appreciation. Building Appreciation. Building Your Strengths. Introducing Character Strengths to the Team.

Be aware: bigotry in the workplace can have long term effects on employee mental health.

LifeSpeak

As we wrote in a previous blog post , employees who are part of a diverse team report higher levels of satisfaction and company loyalty, and diverse organizations are more productive, creative, resilient, and profitable. To learn more, book a free walk-through today.

Lattice Book Report: Dream Teams

Lattice

Why is it that some teams flourish while others collapse? Journalist and co-founder of Contently, Shane Snow, delves into this question in his book, “Dream Teams.” You don’t know what different or better solutions to a problem are out there, if you fall into “group think”—when people on a team fall into the same mental rhythm and there are no new, better or different ideas or solutions.

Tips on Effective Coaching with Birkman

Birkman International

With over four decades of experience consulting across multiple industries, we asked Robert to share some trade secrets on effective coaching from his latest book, On Coaching with The Birkman Method , to drive coaching and business success using Birkman. Team Building Leadership Development Coaching Business Consulting Personal Growth personality

Is your workplace layout helping or hurting productivity?

LifeSpeak

Designing the best layout for your team. Make sure you build a space where stretching, walking, and other forms of dynamic movement are encouraged. Book a free walk-through to find out how we can support your organization.

Effective Onboarding: How to Introduce New Leadership to a Team

Workology

Depending on the circumstances, introducing new leadership to your team is both exciting and challenging. So how do you protect yourself and your team and set your new leader up for success? Half of the executives brought on to a new team quit or are fired in their first three years.

Ask the Expert: Michael Bach on workplace diversity and inclusion

LifeSpeak

An increasing number of studies have proven the immense benefits of building up a diverse workforce, from improved staff retention to higher profits. If you don’t have a LifeSpeak account, please have your HR team reach out to us about your company subscribing.

You should consider hiring these strategic job positions this year.

LifeSpeak

The New Year isn’t just about redefining and improving oneself on a personal level; organizations are seeing the start of 2019 as an opportunity to develop by revamping their teams. Book a free walk-through today to see how our platform can help your staff.

10 tips to make sure your remote workers don’t feel isolated.

LifeSpeak

Depending on the size of your team, try to have everyone speak at least once during every meeting. This can be done through Slack, Microsoft Teams, etc.). We are no strangers to supporting large, disperse teams. Book a free demo today to learn how we can help your team thrive, no matter where they are. What defines the “workplace” has evolved dramatically in the past few years.

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Candid Conversation

DISC Assessments

Looking back and saying things that are not productive in moving the team forward will be counterproductive – you will not enjoy the benefits described above by using candor as an excuse for lashing out at others. . Her second book, Stop Selling and Start Leading , is now available.

Tips on Effective Coaching with Birkman

Birkman International

With over four decades of experience consulting across multiple industries, we asked Robert to share some trade secrets on effective coaching from his latest book, On Coaching with The Birkman Method , to drive coaching and business success using Birkman.

Team Operating Principles

Business2Community Leadership

Remember the best-selling book All I Really Need To Know I Learned in Kindergarten ? Over the years, I’ve come to appreciate that there’s one thing that defines truly great teams – and that’s whether or not they have a set of rules to guide them. geralt / Pixabay.

Ep 66 – Secrets to Workplace Teamwork From a NASA Rocket Scientist

Workology

We all know that hiring isn’t easy and once you’ve built your team the expectation to perform now hangs over everyone’s head. We’re all striving to develop, lead and engage with our team members to drive the best results, ROI and productivity. He and his team mates not only built rovers but dealt with situations and scenarios that were absolutely unknown with the expectation they would perform. Your team and your brain will thank you for it.

5 C’s for Great Talent

QAspire

Back in 2010, I interviewed John Spence on this blog when he released his new book titled Awesomely Simple – Essential Business Strategies For Turning Ideas Into Action. The book offers great ideas to simplify work life which I often refer. What do you look for when you look for talent?