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Five Ways to Become a Better Team Player - Forbes

Five Ways to Become a Better Team Player - Forbes | Strong Teamwork | Scoop.it

Are you a team player? Almost every employer these days is seeking “good team players” – but what does that actually mean?

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It's easy to put people together and call them a team, the challenge is to start thinking and acting like one. Explore current thinking on how to build relationships and create a happier and more productive atmosphere.
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How Givers Can Have a Positive Impact On Their Teams - Interview with Adam Grant

How Givers Can Have a Positive Impact On Their Teams - Interview with Adam Grant | Strong Teamwork | Scoop.it
I caught up with Adam Grant, the youngest tenured and single highest-rated professor at The Wharton School. He is a former record-setting advertising director, junior Olympic springboard diver, and professional magician.
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He is the author of the new bestselling book, Give and Take: A Revolutionary Approach to Success, which explains why success today relies on how we interact with others.

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In A Revolutionary Approach to Success, Adam explains why success today relies heavily on how we interact with others.

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Givers, Takers, and Matchers: The Surprising Science of Success

Givers, Takers, and Matchers: The Surprising Science of Success | Strong Teamwork | Scoop.it

According to conventional wisdom, highly successful people have three things in common: motivation, ability, and opportunity. If we want to succeed, we need a combination of hard work, talent, and luck. But there is a fourth ingredient, one that’s critical but often neglected: success depends heavily on how we approach our interactions with other people.


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10 Habits of Remarkably Charismatic People

10 Habits of Remarkably Charismatic People | Strong Teamwork | Scoop.it
Charisma isn't something you have. It's something you earn. Here's how.
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Nine Attitudes of Emotionally Intelligent Leaders and Managers

Nine Attitudes of Emotionally Intelligent Leaders and Managers | Strong Teamwork | Scoop.it

If you would like to find out about 6 ground breaking secrets to accelerate your journey on developing great emotional intelligence read on and register to receive a free report.

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Why You Need to Ask for Feedback…and How to Use It

Why You Need to Ask for Feedback…and How to Use It | Strong Teamwork | Scoop.it

Why do people presume that the feedback is likely be unfavorable?Perhaps it is the root sense that we are simply not good enough which is so persistent in our culture or perhaps the pattern of only offering feedback when we are displeased. The truth is that feedback while frequently overlooked, is nonetheless a particularly useful way to improve your productivity

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The Biggest Mistake You (Probably) Make with Teams

The Biggest Mistake You (Probably) Make with Teams | Strong Teamwork | Scoop.it

Which is more important to promoting collaboration: a clearly defined approach toward achieving the goal, or clearly specified roles for individual team members?

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Where Teamwork Thrives in the Money Management Industry

Where Teamwork Thrives in the Money Management Industry | Strong Teamwork | Scoop.it
Recently, my colleagues at the Focus Consulting Group and I surveyed more than 100 asset management firms around the world, testing both for the strength of their cultures and for the effectiveness of their leadership teams.
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Should You Send That Email? Here’s A Flowchart For Deciding

Should You Send That Email? Here’s A Flowchart For Deciding | Strong Teamwork | Scoop.it
Email is broken. There’s too much of it, no one can agree on how to use it, it’s too easy to send, which encourages a glut of CYA CCing, and there are spammers.
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10 Communication Secrets of Great Leaders - Forbes

10 Communication Secrets of Great Leaders - Forbes | Strong Teamwork | Scoop.it
It is simply impossible to become a great leader without being a great communicator. I hope you noticed the previous sentence didn't refer to being a great talker - big difference.
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The New Science of Building Great Teams

The New Science of Building Great Teams | Strong Teamwork | Scoop.it

Looking for the “It Factor”

When we set out to document the behavior of teams that “click,” we noticed we could sense a buzz in a team even if we didn’t understand what the members were talking about. That suggested that the key to high performance lay not in the content of a team’s discussions but in the manner in which it was communicating

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Good Managers Lead Through a Team

Good Managers Lead Through a Team | Strong Teamwork | Scoop.it

Every group is not a team. Most are not, in fact, and so it's good to start with a definition.
A team is a group of people who do collective work and are mutually committed to a common team purpose and challenging goals related to that purpose.

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Leaders, Principles and the Pursuit of High Performance Teams | Management Excellence

Leaders, Principles and the Pursuit of High Performance Teams | Management Excellence | Strong Teamwork | Scoop.it
Every high performance team I’ve experienced was governed by an overarching set of principles or values that formed and framed the culture.
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12 Principles of Collaboration - westXdesign

12 Principles of Collaboration - westXdesign | Strong Teamwork | Scoop.it
Twelve collaboration principles that successful organizations follow.
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6 Unexpected Ways to Make Someone's Day

6 Unexpected Ways to Make Someone's Day | Strong Teamwork | Scoop.it
If you really want to brighten someone's day, do the unexpected. The effect could last a lifetime.
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Daniel H Pink: employees are faster and more creative when solving other people's problems - Telegraph

Daniel H Pink: employees are faster and more creative when solving other people's problems - Telegraph | Strong Teamwork | Scoop.it
Recent research reveals that people are more capable of mental novelty when thinking on behalf of others than for themselves. This has far-reaching practical implications at every level of business.
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It’s Culture that Drives Results

It’s Culture that Drives Results | Strong Teamwork | Scoop.it

People really want to know your results, what are your strategies, what are the issues, what it is that you’re doing to drive your business.

They’re focused on the bottom line.

Never do you get people asking about the culture, about leadership, about the people in the organization. Yet, it’s the reverse, because it’s the people, the leadership, the culture and the ideas that are ultimately driving the numbers and the results.

 

This article contains an introduction to the book All In by Adrian Gostick and Chester Elton which details their 7 step guids to develop a culture where people buy-in

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The Avengers: A guide to team building

The Avengers: A guide to team building | Strong Teamwork | Scoop.it

The key premise to the movie is the assembly of a team of superheros, each with unique abilities, personalities and motivations. Much like we should be doing in business!

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10 Tips for Successful Innovation Teams | Innovation Management

10 Tips for Successful Innovation Teams | Innovation Management | Strong Teamwork | Scoop.it
Innovation projects are said to fail 90% of the time. Why is this? Part of the answer lies in the special “innovation teams” who are mandated with finding breakthrough growth in large corporations.
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The Hard Science of Teamwork

The Hard Science of Teamwork | Strong Teamwork | Scoop.it
Like many people, I've encountered teams that are "clicking." I've experienced the "buzz" of a group that's blazing away with new ideas in a way that makes it seem they can read each others' minds.
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Building Effective Teams Isn't Rocket Science, But It's Just as Hard

Building Effective Teams Isn't Rocket Science, But It's Just as Hard | Strong Teamwork | Scoop.it

Four key guiding thoughts that can materially improve your odds of success

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Twelve Tips for Team Building: How to Build Successful Work Teams

Twelve Tips for Team Building: How to Build Successful Work Teams | Strong Teamwork | Scoop.it
People in every workplace talk about building the team, working as a team and my team, but few understand how to create the experience of team work or how to develop an effective team. Here are twelve tips for building successful work teams.
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Communication tips for dealing with a remote team at work - by Sun Meilan - Helium

Communication tips for dealing with a remote team at work - by Sun Meilan - Helium | Strong Teamwork | Scoop.it

In today’s work environment, it is perfectly possible for a team of people to work together closely, even though members are in different parts of the country!

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Personal Leadership - People who bug you have the most to teach you

Personal Leadership - People who bug you have the most to teach you | Strong Teamwork | Scoop.it

Everything that irritates us about others can lead us to an understanding of ourselves (Carl Jung). Reveal the leader within...

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How To Avoid Communication Pitfalls In The Workplace – The ...

How To Avoid Communication Pitfalls In The Workplace – The ... | Strong Teamwork | Scoop.it

There is a large body of work concerning the way women's communication style differs from that of men and vice versa. For example, there is research suggesting that females downplay their certainty, while males downplay their doubts.

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