Unity, nurtured by intentional civility, characterizes the most effective, productive teams.
No single group in society is ever completely right or wrong.
The truth usually lies somewhere in-between extreme opinions. Finding the truth requires individuals to do their own research and form their own opinions.
According to a recent 2019 study, 93% of Americans claimed workplace civility is a problem in America. Sixty-eight percent claimed it to be a major problem.
Google’s Project Aristotle found that psychological safety is one of the leading, if not most influential, characteristics of successful teams.
Are you mistaking high-production as high-performance?
When a team reaches the performing stage, they still need an invested leader.
As a team committed to a problem-solving mentality begins to work together compatibly, it moves from the storming stage into the norming stage.
In the storming stage, team members seek to prove their worth, or value, to the team.
In the forming stage, the team is coming together and becoming familiar with the way each member of the team works.
Do you know how to take your team from where they are now to a level of high performance?
Confident leaders seek opportunities to build the confidence of those they lead.
Trust is essential for building teams who stand with each other, regardless of inconvenience or difficulty
The better team members communicate the more value they convey to each other.
Effective communication can be more difficult than one would assume. It has to be proactive and intentional.
Building team accountability is important. Accountability is the means by which a team stays “on track” and strengthens relationships.