Expectations and Team Building

‘No man is an island’ – this adage does not hold truer anywhere else as much as it does in the workplace. To bond with your teammates, to feel at one with them and to know your own status and have a clear idea of your goals is very important for employee satisfaction. It is also important to know that conflicts within a team are natural since everyone will have different expectations, but it is how you resolve these conflicts while still remaining a cohesive unit is what team building is all about. Key Questions to clarifying expectations As a team lead or the manager, it is important that you give your teammates enough information to answer these following questions which will also help in clarifying their roles and expectations: •    The team’s goals and roadmap •    The role of individual members in achieving the team’s goals •    The role of the manager and how the information for the team’s work is disseminated by the manager or the lead •    The go-to person in case any help is needed •    Decision making strategies, and what individual skills can be used to arrive at a common decision •    How can the team express differences without blaming others and what is to be done in case of unproductive behavior from a colleague You can attend a conference on team building, to develop your skills as a team lead or manager. Taking your team mates along, or organizing a conference on team building in the office premises where everyone is welcome to participate and pitch in ideas can be a wonderful event as...

A Guide to Assessing Your Team’s Capabilities...

When you work with a team, you cannot overlook any individual performance. A team’s performance relies upon group efforts, made to reach a common objective. The contribution of each and every member is vital for strong team development. Team’s capability is determined by dedication, timely achievement of objectives, within set budget by the team members. Let’s find out some ways, through which you can assess the capabilities of your team. Effective Leader The team leader is the one, who keeps all the team members united. He is paramount because he indicates the strength of the team, as the whole team is regulated by him. The leader should be inspiring, soft spoken and goal-oriented. He should have effective communication with all the team members and should be proactive in taking decisions. Apart from having an unbiased attitude, he should be a good listener. He should be able to give respect and win respect from members of the team building events. Dedication towards Goal When a team is formed, it works in collaboration to reach a certain goal. All the members should be unanimously committed and motivated to attain the goal. There should be no confusion in their minds and their efforts should be inclined to reach the goal. They should be prepared, to put in the best of their efforts to achieve the goal Well- Defined Roles With the formation of a team, different roles are allocated to different members. Each member should be clear about the role assignment to him/her. They should be clear about the rules and regulations, and how to perform the duties assigned to them. For perfect events, choose Corporate team activities...

Tips for Planning a Destination Wedding

Weddings are always the best celebrations as they unite families and bring your friends together. If you do not fancy the traditional wedding at a church, then planning a destination wedding sounds ideal. It is best to approach a wedding planner especially if you are planning a destination wedding. Experienced wedding planners can take the work for planning the wedding at your selected destination. However, there are certain tips that you need to keep in mind while planning a destination wedding. Choose an exotic location It is necessary to keep the budget and style in mind while choosing the location. If you and your partner are wedding lovers, then you can perform the ceremony on top a picturesque mountain. If not, the beaches are the ideal spot for outdoor wedding. You can also choose to get married at the Grand Canyon or near a mountain cliff. If you just want to be away from the city, choosing a lovely resort near the beach would also suit well with the wedding plans. You can also take your vows on a cruise which can give you provide you the much needed privacy. And its better to have Brisbane wedding photography to capture every moment of the wedding. Share your ideas with the wedding planner and consider their suggestions seriously. Most wedding planners would suggest you keep the wedding small if you are choosing destination wedding. To avoid any hustles on food, hire a professional caterer. Keep tabs on the weather While choosing the location, an important factor to keep in mind is the weather conditions of the destination wedding. Find out from friends and family or local authorities about the weather conditions during every season. Capture special moments with the help of photo booth hire Sydney. Romantic weekend getaway is ideal for newly-wed couple. See Also: Bucks...
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