Categories

Subscribe to My Feed   Follow Me On Twitter   Join Me On LinkedIn   Friend Me On Facebook

How Are You Doing as Team Leader?

Best Pratice

Have you asked the team lately?

How are you doing as the team leader? When did you last ask your team how effectively you are doing as the lead? For longer running teams – 1 year or more – consider checking in every 6 months with your team to see how you are performing in […]

Use a Team Charter to Increase Team Success

Team Building

A team charter provides a team – whether a workgroup, department team or a project team – with clarity around the purpose, mission and goals of the team. Most particularly for virtual teams the charter is absolutely essential to ensure understanding of what the team has been tasked with doing for the organization.

A team […]

The Four Stages of Team Development and the Role of the New Supervisor

The first four stages of the team development model was proposed and developed by Bruce Tuckman in 1965.

Every team – workgroup, project team, department, etc. – goes through the four stages of team development; there are no exceptions.

What’s important for the new supervisor is to understand the four stages and how to manage […]

You’re a New Supervisor

Now what?

When promoted to a new supervisor, expectations, and your contributions to the organization are vastly different than when in an individual contributor role. You are now responsible for the work efforts and productivity of others, as well as for the professional development.

As a supervisor, you are:

accountable and responsible for your team […]

How well do you Share Information with Your Team?

Sharing information with your team enables for building trust with them. Certainly there are some things that managers may not be able to share immediately with their team; but often the problem is not that they cannot share information, but that they will not – for whatever reason. Do you, as a manager,

Keep […]