How to Maximize Team Cohesion with Different Personalities and Work Styles

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The key to unlocking the high-performance potential of diverse teams is skilled management. Without the right tools in place for managers to understand and address the different personalities, perspectives, and work styles of team members, there are significant risks of dissatisfaction, dysfunction, and eventually employee turnover. Here are several tools, processes, and programs that can help managers optimize the collaboration, cohesion, and performance of diverse work teams.

Active Listening in the Workplace: Hone Your Team’s Listening Skills

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When team members go beyond merely hearing their colleagues’ words, and engage in the dialogue to understand diverse perspectives, that transforms workplace interactions into active listening and collaboration. In this post, we will delve into the significance of active listening in the workplace in fostering a culture of communication, understanding, and collaboration within your team. 

The Power of Teams – Amazing Things Can Happen

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“No one can whistle a symphony. It takes an orchestra to play it.” – H.E. Luccock Have you seen this article about some of the world records officially broken this year? It’s a beautiful testament to the power of team building; when a group of people serve a singular purpose, amazing things can happen! Case […]

Learning from Lucas – Helping Teams Through Company Mergers

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“Coming together is a beginning. Keeping together is progress. Working together is success.” -Henry Ford The acquisition of LucasFilm by Disney has been a hot topic of discussion lately; though some are most interested in the creative future of a certain film series set “in a galaxy far, far away,” many are also arguing about […]