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Category: Team-building Tools

A leadership lesson from Aesop’s fables

Building synergy is a critical task for leaders. A classic Aesop’s fable applies in the workplace.

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Lessons in teamwork from dolphins

3 Valuable Lessons Dolphins can Teach You About Teamwork

When it comes to dolphins, foraging for food is a masterful team effort! What can workplace leaders learn from these denizens of the deep? Leadership expert Merge Gupta-Sunderji explains.

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teamwork lessons from a meerkat

Teamwork: Lessons from the Meerkat

This article was originally published on March 13, 2014 and has been updated When you think of teamwork, the last thing you probably think about is meerkats, those strange little denizens of the Kalahari Desert. By rights these cute, squirrel-sized

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employee team-building

A unique employee team-building idea from one of my client organizations

Three weeks ago, I shared a fantastic idea from a client organization about a unique way to acknowledge and motivate employees – to hold “fake” retirement parties.  Well, today I’m thrilled to tell you about another great example of employee

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Leaders need to exude a positive confident energy

Earlier this past summer, my professional colleague, friend, and widely-respected customer service strategist Jeff Mowatt wrote a guest post titled How to motivate younger employees.  His contribution was received with such interest that I asked him if he would guest

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Here’s what Google discovered about team effectiveness

In my practice, I am routinely asked by leaders in organizations for the definitive factors that lead to team effectiveness.  After all, leaders in every organization want to know what it takes to create high-performing work groups that not only

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