Team Performance and Evaluation

What is a Team?Team: A group of people working together toward a common goal. Each member contributes unique skills, knowledge, talents, abilities and experiences that help the team achieve its objective. The members share responsibility for the achievement of the overall team purpose.Team Performance MatricsThe following matrices can be used as a guide to determine if… Continue reading Team Performance and Evaluation

Communication Techniques used in Organizations

Communication is essential in every aspect of life. In our daily lives, we often need to communicate with others to get things done. This includes communicating with other employees, customers, suppliers, and even our families. This post discusses three different types of communication techniques used in organizations. These include top-down, bottom-up, and horizontal communications.Top-Down CommunicationTop-down communication… Continue reading Communication Techniques used in Organizations

Improving Communication within your Team

Do you ever find yourself having trouble communicating with your team members? Do you struggle to get things done because you don’t understand each other’s points of view? Communication is key to success in any organization. If you want to succeed at your job, you need to communicate effectively with your colleagues. This means understanding their… Continue reading Improving Communication within your Team

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RACI Matrix

A project is only as good as its team. It takes everyone in the company to execute a project successfully. That means that everyone must know who they are and what their role is. When you’re unfamiliar with the RACI model, it can be hard to see where you fit in or how your contributions… Continue reading RACI Matrix

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A Complete Guide to Successful Team Culture and Productivity

In this article, I will discuss why teams are important and what they do. Then I’ll talk about ways you can improve your team’s productivity and create a culture that engages employees and satisfies their needs.Why Are Teams Important?Teams are an essential part of any organization, whether a small startup or a large corporation. They… Continue reading A Complete Guide to Successful Team Culture and Productivity

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The Complete Guide to SMART Goals and How they are the Key to Achieving Success

Why Set Goals?How do you set your own goals? Do you have a plan for how you will achieve them? If not, then it is time to get started. Setting goals is one of the most important things that individuals can do to reach their full potential. Without goals, we would be aimlessly wandering around… Continue reading The Complete Guide to SMART Goals and How they are the Key to Achieving Success

The Best Tips for Managing Meetings Productively: How to Prepare and Stay Focused

What’s the best way to manage meetings? I asked myself this question a few weeks ago when I looked at some of my upcoming meeting schedules. The answer is simple: preparation! I have been attending meetings since I started working in the corporate world over 35 years ago. And while I am not sure that any… Continue reading The Best Tips for Managing Meetings Productively: How to Prepare and Stay Focused

Nominal Group Technique – NGT

The Nominal Group Technique (NGT) involves identifying a problem, generating solutions for solving that problem, and then deciding which one best solves the identified problem. You can use it when working in groups so that everyone has an equal say. Voting is used to make decisions to ensure that every opinion has been considered.Process:The NGT… Continue reading Nominal Group Technique – NGT

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Stakeholders Analysis

Stakeholder analysis is a process used to identify key players who could affect the success of a project. This includes both internal and external parties. This blog post will look at stakeholder analysis and how it can be applied to projects.Who are the Stakeholders?The stakeholders in your project are those people or groups that are interested… Continue reading Stakeholders Analysis

Negative Team Dynamics

What is a negative team dynamic?A negative team dynamic occurs when individuals or groups within an organization exhibit behaviours that undermine each other’s ability to perform effectively. The most important characteristic of a negative team dynamic is that it is destructive, not constructive. It does not help people achieve their goals; rather, it hinders them… Continue reading Negative Team Dynamics

Brainstorming Guide

Brainstorming is a method used to generate ideas. In general terms, it involves having a group of people come together to discuss a topic and then collectively produce solutions.Brainstorming BasicsAs the name suggests, brainstorming is a process in which people are brought together to form groups and generate ideas. Brainstorming is considered a great way… Continue reading Brainstorming Guide

Five Stages of Team Development

What is a Team?A team is defined as “a group of people working together towards a common goal.” A team comprises individuals who are willing to put aside their differences to achieve something bigger than themselves. This is where the idea of ‘team building’ comes from.Five Stages of Team Building/ DevelopmentAccording to Bruce Tuckman’s Model… Continue reading Five Stages of Team Development

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