Trust is to teamwork what followers are to leadership. Without it teammates struggle in their relationships with one another and building effective teamwork. In my years of developing teams, doing team activities where members of the team get to know one another outside of their work lives has paid the greatest dividends in terms of building […] Read more
Virtual Team Building
I love simple team building activities. Some of my most popular have included this Surprising Valuable Team Activity For Increasing Teamwork (733 Facebook shares to date), A Quick Way to Help Those You Lead Feel Good (Team or Family) and My Favorite Team Builder – Perfect for Team Cohesion. Check them out. Each of them have […] Read more
There are a number of things you can do with your team to improve how they work together. One that is often overlooked, but is gaining momentum, is simply spending time together as a team. Teamwork requires that members of the team trust each other. Trust increases from understanding teammates better. Understanding each others uniqueness, […] Read more
Good for both new and experienced teams when there is a need for team members to demonstrate more empathy and tolerance for others opinions and ideas. Good to use when a team is starting a brainstorming session, strategic planning or a series of meetings.
Building trust on remote teams can be a challenge. On the remote teams that I have led, including the team I am currently leading, I use some of the remote team building activities I am going share with you in the next couple of months on a very regular basis.