Actions to increase team cohesion.

So, you now know that self-awareness and a unified goal will help us achieve team cohesion. What’s next? There are a few actions you can take—some deliberate and others in the form of a change in mindset. Whether you’re building a new team or just adding a new member, you should always start with the…

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What drives team cohesion?

If team cohesion is as simple as having one unified goal, then why do so many teams struggle with this? One key factor is self-awareness. A lack of self-awareness can cause even a team with clear goals to fumble. If individuals don’t understand themselves, it will be difficult to interpret how to interact with others….

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What is team cohesion?

Team cohesion can only occur when a team remains united while working to achieve a common goal. One common mistake, however, is that many think cohesion should be directly connected to the actual performance of the team. By the very definition, cohesion is less about getting a specific result, and more about the unity of…

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Managing team conflict

So now that you know about conflict, how do you actually manage it? There are a number of issues that can arise when working with people, so it can feel overwhelming at times. However, there are ways to make sure you are prepared when conflict occurs. Create a conflict resolution blueprint for your team. Every…

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Are some teams doomed to fail?

Think about the worst team you’ve been a part of. Were there times where you thought there was no possible solution? Are some teams doomed to fail from the beginning? In some cases, yes. There are two major reasons for this that you can avoid when building your teams. The first can be summed up…

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Building an action plan

Take some time for the team to reflect on the initial conversation and survey results. When the team meets again, it’s now time to come up with an action plan. What are the potential challenges that had the biggest impact on the team? Select one of the most important to work on. Once again, start…

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Creating team dynamics with remote teams

Remote teams may not get as much time to spend together to really understand each other’s similarities and differences and learn the best way of working together as a team. Running a Team Discovery report will allow you to visualize the critical differences in styles among your team, influence positive communication, and avoid toxicity. Plot…

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