In a fairly recent Ted talk (which I have included below) international businesswoman and writer Margaret Heffernan shares a productivity experiment done by biologist William Muir. It has big implications for teamwork. Muir used chickens in his productivity experiment for one very simple reason – you can easily measure their productivity by counting the eggs. […] Read more
I love this story on teamwork I heard the other day. I think you will agree it is powerful. Feel free to share with your teams. A team of about 35 employees had come together for a team building event. They were a young, bright and enthusiastic team. However, one big problem this team had […] Read more
You read that right. This is not about the #1 question every leader should ask his or her team. This is a question that every member of the team should ask themselves to improve teamwork. I had lunch the other day with a good friend of mine who is a Doctor in the Emergency Room. […] Read more
In the daily grind of life we sometimes fail to recognize all of the good that is done on our behalf. Here is an inspirational teamwork story I heard the other day that demonstrates that there are many working on a team that we often times fail to recognize for their good work.
Here is a little lite Friday humor. I thought you might enjoy this team building cartoon from ThingsBearsLove.com Watch for a post next week on the reason why such team building activities often fail and the three things you can do to improve your team building.