Five Tips to Optimize Team-Building

Ceridian

Team-building activities have a polarizing reputation. A majority of companies have them, spending billions of dollars a year for programs designed to create stronger teams. Here are five tips to optimize your team-building exercises: Set context and tangible goals.

6 Quick Team Building Activities That SkyRocket Teamwork and Performance

Jason Treu

Teamwork is the most important and least developed soft skill. Performance and outcomes are dependent on how well the team works together. The same goes for teamwork and relationships with teammates. These team building activities can be done once a month or twice a month.

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Should You Start with Team Building to Increase Engagement?

Achievers

Analyze a Team’s Dynamics Before Prescribing Solutions. When I worked at Lowe’s Home Improvement, I managed a talent development team that supported several departments. Inevitably, one of my VPs or directors would call and ask for team building efforts.

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.

How to Scale Your Workforce from 0 to 100 in Less Than 6 Months

Speaker: Gaurav Valani, Head of Talent, Overstock

With the unemployment rates reaching all-time lows, it has undoubtedly become a candidate-driven market. Many external Recruiters and internal Talent Acquisition teams build or destroy their careers based on how well they can do this in a competitive market like the one we are in.

Recruitment, team building, and coaching all wrapped into one tool

PI Worldwide

The Predictive Index (PI) did a question and answer with Joan to learn more about how they use PI at the Community Family Guidance Center. Community Family Guidance Center is a non-profit children’s mental health agency with about 65 employees.

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. The concept is a good one. The problem is this: the same tired, old, and, quite frankly, boring activities are planned—thus, the eye rolls.

Creating a Cohesive Office: A Guide to Effective Team Building

Get Hppy

That goal would be the success of the company you work for. Whether you are in customer service, HR, or even accounting, your office is a vital part of the organization you work for, and every company is only as strong as its weakest link. Spotlight on the Launching Event.

Does your company need a “values coach”?

Thrive Global

When I first booked a consultation with a “values coach” I was apprehensive. I’d heard about other leaders who swore by them — from Bill Gates to Steve Jobs to Eric Schmidt — but I’d never had a professional coach myself. It was a benefit we were extending to the whole company.

Excited to be Speaking at REAL HR SHRM-Atlanta Symposium on Employee Engagement & Team Building (Aug 2019)

Jason Treu

Excited to be Speaking at REAL HR SHRM-Atlanta Symposium on Employee Engagement & Team Building (Aug 2019). If you are in the Atlanta area or want to attend, please let me know. I have a few passes that I can give you for 50% off ( FYI: There are no other discounts given and I don’t get anything if you use the discount ). My Session Overview: Think about the best team you’ve ever been on.

Why Millennials Want Coaches, Not Managers

Achievers

Your workforce is increasingly made up of millennials; this is unsurprising – they’re the ones with the most contemporary skills, and with each passing year they become a larger percentage of the working world.

How To Lead A Team Building Session With Cloverleaf

Cloverleaf

You have a team full of potential. Maybe you want to improve performance, or help your team work better together to solve problems. Whatever it is, having a session around your Cloverleaf Team Dashboard can help. Here’s a guide to help you lead this conversation with your team.

Understand and Embrace the Employee Voice

DecisionWise

Understand and Embrace the Employee Voice. As a leader in your organization, you must move beyond listening and understand and embrace the employee voice. Notice that most of the questions hinge on how employees feel. When is the leadership ever going to listen?”

Our High-Intensity Team Building Day with Shannon Waller

EngagementMultiplier

We know the holidays are over – old news – but, if you remember, back in December we had this holiday party of sorts. A holiday party for everyone in the company. And the day she spent with us combined all of those things. Fourth exercise: The Communication Builder.

Tips on Effective Coaching with Birkman

Birkman International

We always enjoy hearing from master practitioners of The Birkman Method and recently, we had the pleasure of speaking with executive coach and author Robert De Filippes. 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.

What is Team Coaching and Why Do It?

Thrive Global

Team coaching unlocks a group’s potential and enhances collective intelligence. While individual coaching. can be deeply effective as a one-on-one experience, the same powerful. energy and learning also radically benefits the larger, human systems we work in.

Tips on Effective Coaching with Birkman

Birkman International

We always enjoy hearing from master practitioners of The Birkman Method and recently, we had the pleasure of speaking with executive coach and author Robert De Filippis. Good coaching starts with knowing one’s self.

Team Building Lessons from a College Classroom

Cloverleaf

This past week Cloverleaf co-founder and SaaS Salesperson extraordinaire, Ford Knowlton, taught a class at our hometown university - The University of Cincinnati. The class called Professionalism and Purpose is in the college of business and is an elective for varsity athletes.

Keynote Speaker at SHRM Columbus 2019 HR Symposium on October 24th

Jason Treu

Honored to be the keynote speaker at 2019 HR Symposium for the Columbus, Georgia SHRM Chapter on October 24th 2019. The theme is: RIDING THE RAPIDS OF HUMAN RESOURCES. My interactive keynote presentation will be on building high performing teams and engaged cultures.

How to Encourage Cross-Department Collaboration

DecisionWise

Their straight-forward advice and stories from their work show us how companies can encourage teamwork across the entire organization. . Only 59% of people agree with the statement, 'We work effectively across departments and functions.'". Once leaders see the survey data, they act.

Employee Engagement Strategies (worksheet included!): Improve Communication With A Fun Team Building Activity

EngagementMultiplier

With the two branches of our Engagement Multiplier team based in Chicago and the UK, the entire company had never actually been in the same room until recently. Sure, a few of us have met once or twice, but during the first week of December, not only did we Holiday Party together, we worked in our Chicago office together for an entire week. Her expertise is in getting teams to work seamlessly together.

The Secret to Building Great Teams: Create User Manuals [My article in Talent & Culture Magazine]

Jason Treu

The Secret to Building Great Teams: Create User Manuals [Talent & Culture Magazine]. Read on and learn! Julie Zhou mentioned in her fantastic book, The Making of a Manager: What to Do When Everyone Looks at You.

Creating a Coaching Culture at Work

Center for Coaching

Whether managing people, parenting, volunteering, or participating in community events, coaching skills make leadership easier. Coaching skills are now recognized as an essential core competency for leaders. In the workplace talent retention employee engagement, productivity, and goal achievement are driven by the effectiveness of the leaders. Developing leadership competency in an organization calls for coaching skills training.

Creating Training and Development Programs and Employee Experience Initiatives for Organizations

Jason Treu

Learning and development is something I’ve always been passionate about. I’m a naturally curious, research oriented and understand the value of strategic training. I work with clients (either HR and/or management team) to help them with their training and development needs.

4 Ways Great Leaders Can Overcome Company Scarcity Issues

DecisionWise

When introducing the section on economics, I try to reinforce the premise that economics is really the study of scarcity – what do you do when there is not enough to go around. Politicians live and die by how well they manage the issue of scarcity.

Empowering Small Business Sales Through Mental Toughness

Caliper

If that deal doesn’t go through, where will the money come from? One of the most important things your small business can do is hire top-performing salespeople. How is your small business' #sales team structured? Applying Mental Toughness to Small Business Sales Teams.

Building a Team of True Team Players

Achievers

In my career I’ve worked on a handful of teams that weren’t really teams, but a collection of individuals working separately on the same project. What should the hiring committee look for in a candidate when building a team? More to learn.

4 Best Practices for Adding a New Hire to an Existing Team

Caliper

You have a high-functioning team , and you’ve found your next great team member. The onboarding process is a critical part of integrating a new team member, especially when they’re moving into a dynamic that’s already well established and performs well together.

If You Want to Escape From Prison, What’s the First Thing You Need to Know?

Jason Treu

“If you want to escape from prison, what is the first thing you need to know?”. One student said you need to find the key. The teacher rolled their eyes, smiled and said no each time. Then the teacher responded after everyone said something.

Top 3 Reasons for Employee Attrition in 2019 & Huge Costs

Jason Treu

In looking through 2019 1H research studies here the top three drivers of employee attrition: compensation, career development opportunities and people management. Compensation has leaped into the number one position now. It’s not hard to see the linkages.

How Could I Have Done This Twice as Good?

Jason Treu

Flip the script! You’ll also raise the standards of everyone around you. The post How Could I Have Done This Twice as Good? appeared first on Executive Coach, team building expert and new manager training in Dallas.

CREATING A HIGH-PERFORMANCE CULTURE (podcast interview)

Jason Treu

In this episode, Tony Richards interviews Jason Treu, Executive Coach and Author of Social Wealth, on the importance of understanding your team members to create a high performing culture in your organization. About the Guest.

5 Talent Development Challenges for HR in 2019

Jason Treu

What’s at the top of your list? The post 5 Talent Development Challenges for HR in 2019 appeared first on Executive Coach, culture change and employee engagement in Dallas. Here are “5 Talent Development Challenges for HR in 2019.”.

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.

Entrepreneurs Need to Focus on Culture, Not Perks

CultureIQ

They are lured to join a company with Ping-Pong tables and a fully stocked beer refrigerator, only to find that many people in the company are disengaged and frustrated. Here are a few lessons about crafting a high-performance culture that I’ve learned along the way: Listen to your employees.