When it comes to improving collaborative teamwork, defining what improvement looks like and why teamwork is important is the first step to creating healthy and effective team dynamics.
In part 2 of this 2 part series, I’ll talk about the attributes of a healthy functioning team including outlining roles and responsibilities, creating collective goals, and ensuring an engaged leadership team.
Check out part one of this discussion in episode 75.
By defining each team member’s role and responsibilities you eliminate confusion as to who should be working on specific parts of a project. This also prevents conflict from arising and bringing down morale.
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|Today we are rounding out my approach to team dynamics with part two of the discussion. Last episode we talk about trust, feedback, and communication as key to building a healthy team dynamic. |
Defined roles and responsibilities – By defining each team member’s role and responsibilities you eliminate confusion as to who should be working on specific parts of a project. This also prevents conflict from arising and bringing down morale.
-Confusion between marketing and sales
-Sales and delivery
-Finance and operations
-Sales and customer service
Strengths workshop with Notion
-Bringing together teams after they’d been apart for 2 years.
-Help them see where they have shared strengths and where there are gaps. Really strong strategically but were light on executors. Team was getting burnt out.
Engaged leadership A good leader fosters a positive working environment and ensures that communication, trust, and respect are maintained. They set clearly defined goals and outline the steps needed to achieve them.
Collective goals – working towards one large goal and individual work contributes to the project’s overall success. High-performing teams aren’t afraid to pitch in to help each other to ensure all goals are met.
-First team concept