You Are the Team: 6 Simple Ways Teammates Can Go from Good to Great
You will want to land in a company that has a strong supportive culture in which everyone feels like they are on the same team and working toward the same goals.
Many leaders struggle with getting members of their team to help and assist each other; to be direct, candid and respectful in their communication; to actively participate in meetings–providing ideas and passionately discussing important topics; to trust each other; to stop their team from engaging in negative talk and even gossip; and to have members of their team take accountability for their job and performance… to name just a few.
You can be an important part of ensuring the culture of the firm you are working at emulates the characteristics that are important to creating a productive and satisfying work environment Michael will share with you attributes you and your colleges must practice in order to make this happen:
- Put others and the team first
- Serve each other
- Collaborate and work together
- Tell the truth and be transparent
- Keep commitments
- Be direct and honest in discussions
- Take accountability
- Learn from mistakes
- Seek honest feedback from teammates
Presenter: Michael G. Rogers
Michael Rogers is the author of You Are the Team–6 Simple Ways Teammates Can Go from Good to Great and an Inc. Top 100 Leadership speaker.
Michael is president of The Teamwork and Leadership Company, a workshop and consulting group focused on building better teams and leaders. As a speaker, trainer, and consultant, Michael has worked with hundreds of senior and middle-level leaders in building more effective teams.
His blog, Teamwork and Leadership, regularly ranks in the top ten blogs in leadership and has a monthly following of over 30,000.
Michael resides with his wife, Terri, in beautiful Cedar City, Utah. They have been married for 30 years and have six sons (one daughter-in-law), two daughters (two sons-in-law), and seven grandchildren.