This is a guest post by Kristie on team work at office. You can read the guidelines to guest posting at our write for us page.
Working in teams can be a difficult process, especially when the team is made up of such different personalities, talents, and opinions. However, as a team leader, it is your responsibility to make sure that work gets done as a joint effort. If managed effectively, team work can be the most valuable asset of any company or enterprise. Here are a few things to keep in mind.
Get to know all the members of your team on a personal basis.
It’s absolutely essential to get to know everyone on your team beyond what...
Are your spending more than 12 hours in your office and still unable to complete your work?
Is your team feeling demotivated and unimportant?
If you are wondering, why I asked these two different questions that has no relation with each other, then think again!! These two questions are related to each other.
I have still not forgotten that day, when my boss walked into my room once late in the evening just as he was passing by the office and found me still in the office. He looked at me and asked me, “What are you doing in office so late”? I had a sarcastic look in my eyes and replied, “Boss, I am trying to complete my work”....
Is aggression good for your career?
Many a times I have seen people in the top management being a bit too much aggressive. I have also come across quite a few employees in the lower management levels also who have exhibited excessive aggression. How good is aggression and what level of management does it benefit?
It is good to be aggressive, especially if you are into sales and marketing. It is said that the most aggressive of salesman are the ones who are the most successful. Aggression helps a salesman in pitching for his product with full confidence. In a way he overwhelms the customer’s thought process and induces him to think the way he wants him to think, thus...
How can you enhance performance within a team? Businesses in BPOs and Call-centers are more of team-work and less of individual efforts. So when it comes to the success of the business, the focus is more on TEAM BUILDING. Why is team-building important?
It is said that TEAM means “Together Everyone Achieves More”. The most important word in this sentence is the word “Together” and this is the most difficult thing to do. Teams often fail in their objective just because the team members are busy working individually and the togetherness is nowhere to be seen.
I cannot forget the day when one of our colleagues got so angry with the term “together” being used in a forum discussing...