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Category: teamwork

virtual or hybrid teams

Jointly develop team norms and standards for your virtual or hybrid teams

In my last strategy on Leading virtual or hybrid teams, I started explaining how to conduct a kick-off meeting to get your team’s buy-in to your desired workplace culture. I told you about how to create a word cloud as

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Improve long-distance leadership by conducting a visioning exercise with your team

Today is Strategy #2 in our video series on Leading hybrid and virtual teams.  In our first strategy in this new video series, I explained that when it comes to long-distance leadership, one of the most important things you should

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To cultivate high-performing teams, you need two elements

Every leader’s goal is to create high-performing teams.  And in order to do that, we invest significant effort into cultivating and growing strong people who work well together to achieve our department and organization’s objectives.  It is this concept of

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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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