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Why You Should Attend Team Building Events as a Manager

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 Edmund Brunetti (April 04, 2017)  Team building events are a great opportunity for employees in the Atlanta area, or any other locale, to build trust, learn new skills and improve their team work. The mistake that many managers make when arranging an event for their employees with a team building speaker is that they don’t plan to attend the events along with their employees. You might think that the importance of . (Team Building)

Can The Myers-Briggs Type Indicator be Depended on for Workplace Personality Testing?

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 Muzzammil Haroon (March 06, 2015)  It is likely that sometime in our existence most of us have used a Myers- Brigg's Test, also known as the MBTI, Myers- Briggs Type Indicator. Made by mother and daughter, Katherine Cook Briggs and Isabel Briggs-Myers, it is founded on the ideas of Carl Jung. Myers Briggs Testing The Myers Briggs type test draws in complaints in a handful of ways. Psychometric complications are a .. (Team Building)

Disc Assessment: Cure All For Office Politics?

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 Muzzammil Haroon (September 29, 2014)  “A doesn’t talk to B, and C wouldn’t help D if he was the last person on earth!” Sounds like a school playground doesn’t it? But this can also be the way people in a fractured office think and speak about one another. Needless to say this isn’t good for businesses or the people who work there. A bad office environment can lead to lowered productivity, . (Team Building)

Team Building Activities Have Special Role In Modern World

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 Rajib Dam (August 24, 2012)  Introductory Information About Team Building Activities Team building activities help companies to achieve organizational goals with sound collaboration. A company can only succeed if all the members in the team understand the objectives of the team. People in each and every office discuss developing the group, working as a group, but few comprehend how to make the experience of group .. (Team Building)

Leadership Speakers: The Results Speak For Themselves

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 Emily Lange (July 13, 2012)  Every good manager keeps careful track of the mood of his or her employees. The level of motivation present in a company is tightly connected to the degree to which the employees can innovate and get work done. However, from time to time, every company goes through a phase in which its workers feel unmotivated and are, as a result, unproductive. When this happens, one of the best things . (Team Building)

The Ideal Venue for Teambuilding Activities

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 Sofia Besyakov (May 13, 2012)  The month of March is the start of spring time in many places. This month is the ideal month to held team building, conferences, meetings and other social occasion. If you are planning to conduct one of these events, planning everything is the key to success. If you are looking for a venue for a team building close to New York and New Jersey, search no more because Culinary Conference .. (Team Building)

Culinary Conference Center - Easy Accessible

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 Sofia Besyakov (May 13, 2012)  When weighing options as to where to hold your corporate retreats or off-site events you really have to think about what the opportunity really is (for your team) and the chemistry between the venue and the culture your organization has. Finding that perfect mix, that perfect balance between the two most crucial elements is even harder to do when you consider location and proximity. .. (Team Building)

Culinary Conference Center – The Ideal Venue for Teambuilding Activities

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 Sofia Besyakov (May 13, 2012)  The month of March is the start of spring time in many places. This month is the ideal month to held team building, conferences, meetings and other social occasion. If you are planning to conduct one of these events, planning everything is the key to success. If you are looking for a venue for a team building close to New York and New Jersey, search no more because Culinary Conference .. (Team Building)

Ten Tips for Solid Team Development

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 Gregg Gregory (February 17, 2012)  I have been writing about team development for quite some time and I am often amazed at the questions I get about how to structure a team and how the team actually develops. The biggest challenge goes back to something that my father told me when I was in the third grade. He used to always tell me; “You can’t put the roof on the house until the foundation is complete. .. (Team Building)

Leaders Play a Major Role for the Employee

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 Gregg Gregory (February 03, 2012)  Think of the best boss you have ever had in your adult work life. Now what are the top three reasons you said this is your best boss? If you are like many you answered with statements like: • Lead by example • Encouraged everyone • Rewarded fairly • Held me accountable • Empowered me Now either go see or call this person (do not email) and tell them you just .. (Team Building)

Why Good Employees Leave and How to Retain More of Them

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 Gregg Gregory (January 18, 2012)  A job-hopping market is about to take off and retaining good employees will be crucial. Are you ready? Vickie left the mortgage company she worked with for several years for a competitor and a promotion. No one could blame her for leaving; after all, she had dreams of her own to pursue. Vickie was well-respected by her co-workers, therefore two of them contacted her almost immediately .. (Team Building)

Out With The Old; In With The New

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 Gregg Gregory (January 03, 2012)  With Newness come anticipation for both the new-hire and the organization One of the great things I like about college sports is the true teamwork. What is interesting is that with more and more players turning professional early and not completing their four years of college, recruiting and keeping the team focused on the mission has become a real challenge for coaches and athletic .. (Team Building)

Who Is Motivating Who? Why average employees can stimulate top performers

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 Gregg Gregory (December 05, 2011)  Caroline was getting average to slightly above average grades as a first semester freshman in college when her TA (teacher’s aide) in an entry level math class asked her if she would tutor a couple of struggling students. Caroline was taken aback by this request. Her first two tests in the class were in the low 80s — not exactly top notch grades, yet not near failing either. . (Team Building)

Pulling Your Team To Success; Eight simple steps for moving from mediocrity to greatness

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 Gregg Gregory (November 14, 2011)  Have you ever flipped through the channels on your TV and ran across one of the strong men competitions? You know the type - one man attempting to move a jumbo jet so many feet, and the man who can do it in the fastest time wins. Let me ask - Are they pushing or pulling the jumbo jet? If you said pulling you are correct. Do you know why? When you pull something like a jumbo jet you are .. (Team Building)

How to Grow - Personally and Professionally

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 Gregg Gregory (October 28, 2011)  With each passing year, our pace is going to increase even more. How can we manage to keep our lives sane in the midst of these hectic times? One of the most important ways to maintain sanity is to develop our own personal growth. Motivation is a lot like taking your morning shower. Why do you take a morning shower? Because the one you took yesterday wore off? Our personal motivation .. (Team Building)

So You Want To Be A Leader, But You're Not In Management

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 Gregg Gregory (August 30, 2011)  So What! Remember the Chicago Bulls of the ‘90s? They won six NBA championships in eight seasons. When most people are asked who the leader of that team was, they respond with Michael Jordan. But that's not entirely true; in reality, Phil Jackson was the coach and the official leader. We all know that every team has a leader, and it is not always the person in the management .. (Team Building)

The Fast Track to A Successful Team Building Event

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 Alexa Dagostino (August 11, 2011)  Do you need an innovative way to raise staff morale at the office? Have you been looking for just the right place to take your staff out in honor of a job well done? Then why not take your team out for a night of fun and/or skill-building at the go kart race track? Spending a day or evening with coworkers in a high-speed racing event can be the perfect solution for your next team .. (Team Building)

Four Traits Of Effective Team Members

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 Gregg Gregory (August 09, 2011)  The most effective means to building an effective and productive team is open and honest communication. - Gregg Gregory Effective team members of any team will demonstrate different traits. Over the years certain traits have been known to surface on almost all teams. Regardless if the team is a sports team, work team, special project team or volunteer team, these traits are the shining . (Team Building)

How Are Your Followership Skills

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 Gregg Gregory (July 21, 2011)  Being a good follower is tough—probably tougher than being a leader. How many leadership programs have you attended in your adult life? When did you attend your first program? Now when did you attend your fist followership program? I find it somewhat ironic that organizations are spending massive amounts of money developing leaders (don’t get me wrong they need this too) .. (Team Building)

Six Steps To Effective Conflict Resolution

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 Gregg Gregory (June 28, 2011)  How can we get our teams to work together more effectively? Let’s face it not everyone is going to get along with everyone else. That would be too easy. Let’s start with a simple question - Is conflict good or bad? The reality is that conflict can be both good and bad. If the conflict is about solving a challenge and two people disagree on the process that is good conflict .. (Team Building)

What Makes You Happy...At Work?

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 Gregg Gregory (May 26, 2011)  Ron constantly complained about the work load. He was always telling his co-workers that he is so busy he is not sure when he will be able to get to the project they want. Week after week a new challenged was introduced. Can you relate? Have you ever noticed that the person that is usually the busiest in the office is the one who never complains and just keeps trudging the path? And .. (Team Building)

Getting Off Of The Charted Course

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 Gregg Gregory (May 13, 2011)  Seven mistakes made by new (and even some seasoned) captains. The challenges facing leaders today is never ending and we get caught up in the stuff necessary to accomplish the immediate task at hand and we sometimes lose site of the ultimate goal or mission. It is here that mistakes happen and not just to the new leader. Even a well seasoned leader can fall into any one of these .. (Team Building)

Six Teaming Tips For Leaders

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 Gregg Gregory (April 18, 2011)  In 1985 Beth was a closer for a mortgage company in the very first refinance boom. She and the rest of her team worked almost 80 hours per week the last two weeks of each month, for most of the year. It was “expected” of them if they were to get the loans to closing. Her team was amazing - while there was some tongue in cheek comments, the overall energy of the team was .. (Team Building)

Teamwork-What Is Missing?

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 Gregg Gregory (March 28, 2011)  Teamwork—What is Missing? If a process is skipped… it usually requires significant work to make the correction. Bob was out one Sunday afternoon and dropped by a new concept house. With soaring utility prices Bob thought the concept was pretty interesting. Bob owned some land and thought he would take the ideas he saw in the concept house and build one of his own. He .. (Team Building)

Everyone Is A Morning Person, Right?

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 Gregg Gregory (March 07, 2011)  Theresa is the type of person who is up by 5:00 AM working out in her home gym by 5:30. She showers, has the kid’s lunches packed and is at the office working by 7:00 everyday. By all accounts Theresa is a morning person. Theresa scheduled an important team meeting for Wednesday morning at 7:30 AM. She felt this was best since this way they could get the meeting done before the .. (Team Building)

Coping With Different People

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 Gregg Gregory (February 15, 2011)  Coping with Different People So that we don't make them difficult Difficult people are not difficult, they are just different; we make them difficult. - Coach Joe Gilliam Have you ever worked with that difficult person, who just drove you and everyone around you crazy? What characteristics did they possess? Were they the type who could be set off at any time like a time bomb? Maybe .. (Team Building)

Corporate Event Organisers for Entertaining Events

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 Joel Tarplin (February 04, 2011)  Are you struggling to organise an entertaining event? One team of event organisers can confidently say that with their wealth of experience, whether you are looking for an event which reflects your corporate image or conversely an event which aims to entertain and amaze, their event organisers will endeavour to make your event the event to remember – and for all the right reasons. . (Team Building)

New Hires From Old Employees

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 Gregg Gregory (January 30, 2011)  Does your organization have an alumni program in place? A couple of weeks ago traveling from Atlanta to Washington, I sat next to a woman who works in the marketing department for a large law firm in Washington DC. As we talked she told me of a way her firm attracts and hires new and talented people. She actually heads up the Alumni program. And just like your high school or college .. (Team Building)

Venues Event Management Birmingham

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 Joel Tarplin (January 27, 2011)  When it comes to organising events, choosing the right venue to hold your event is one of the most important tasks. It needs to be big enough to hold all of your guests, be in an ideal location for ease of access at the same time as being a place that is spectacular and is really going to impress your guests. At this industry leader, they believe that they are the experts when it comes .. (Team Building)

Team Building Event Organisers

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 Joel Tarplin (January 07, 2011)  Take a look around the office; with any luck, you’ll see various members of your company or team working together to get various jobs done. At the most basic level, this is what drives businesses forward, especially small to medium sized enterprises. Such companies don’t have the resources for one member of the group not to pull their weight; without the hands on dedication .. (Team Building)

Does MBWA Really Work

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 Gregg Gregory (December 30, 2010)  Does MBWA Really Work? Inch by inch it's a cinch; by the mile, it's a trial. - Zig Ziglar MBWA - Management by Walking Around. This concept has been around for over a hundred years. Throughout the Civil War, even President Lincoln made it a point to “get out and circulate among the troops". In fact he relieved General John Fremont from his command in 1861 because in his words, .. (Team Building)

Hollywood and Teamwork

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 Gregg Gregory (December 07, 2010)  20 Blockbuster Movies to Advance Any Team Teamwork manifests itself in many different ways. Most noticeably we see it in sports and the sport most people view as a team sport is basketball, followed closely by football. Well there are a lot of places to recognize teamwork in action. To get a hold of the teamwork concept and find ways to create teamwork where you work, you need go no .. (Team Building)

Healthy Conflict

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 Gregg Gregory (October 25, 2010)  Using RESPECT to work through conflict on your team. Many people believe that conflict is unhealthy and in reality the opposite is true. The main secret is that the conflict must be directed towards the issues and not at individuals or their personalities. When conflict gets to the point of needing resolution I like the acronym RESPECT. R - Review the situation - get everyone .. (Team Building)

So you want to be the boss?

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 Gregg Gregory (October 01, 2010)  Things you need to do before and after getting promoted. Tyler had been working with his company for about three years when he was promoted to a management position. He was excited not only because of the increased responsibility and money, but also because of the status the title brought and the respect it garnered. Tyler's position was to develop a new branch office within his .. (Team Building)

New Leadership Challenges in the Workplace

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 Gregg Gregory (September 03, 2010)  We are almost at the point where will have four distinct generations in the workforce at one time Jason is an entry level manager/leader and he was interviewing several candidates for front line position in the bank. As he reviewed the next e-application, Jason was shocked at what he saw. This applicant had attached a letter of recommendation. Normally this would not necessarily seem .. (Team Building)

Team Building Cheats

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 Alan Hunt (August 31, 2010)  If I had a subtitle for this article it would be “How cheating during a team building event can leave everyone with a sour taste in the mouth". The good news is that cheating during a team building event is, in my experience, a rarity. The bad news is that when it happens it can really annoy and even upset those who are cheated, leaving open the possibility that the team building .. (Team Building)

Getting Fired In Voicemail

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 Gregg Gregory (July 30, 2010)  Getting Fired in Voicemail What's the effect on the rest of the team? A couple of years ago I heard from a colleague that he had been fired in voice mail. After asking him about this he told me that neither his immediate supervisor nor his second level supervisor had spoken with him about his productivity and yet this is the reason he was given for his dismissal. Now understand that .. (Team Building)

Motivating With More Than Money

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 Gregg Gregory (July 12, 2010)  The old adage still holds true - people don’t care how much you know until they know how much you care. Sheryl was good mortgage processor - mind you good, not great. Her performance evaluations showed just this. She got the job done with minimum error rates and in a timely manner. She was good. In the mortgage banking industry it is not uncommon for the end of the month to .. (Team Building)

For Young Businesspeople Three Distinct Roles to Reconcile

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 Torri Myler (June 27, 2010)  In starting businesses the list of tasks that need to be urgently done is long and never seems to end despite tremendous amounts of effort entrepreneurs put in to make sure things are running smoothly. The problem seems to be that there is such a variety of jobs that good intentions and lots of time well-spent might not always be enough. Building a robust and diverse team is part of the . (Team Building)

Dealing With Idiots At Work

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 Gregg Gregory (June 17, 2010)  Why can idiots at work drive away your best employees? How do you describe a person with a bad or negative attitude? Can you do anything about it? Stop and ask your self these questions and do they affect you and your work team? More than likely they are present in your work environment and whether the idiot disturbs you or not, they are most likely disturbing someone on the team. If .. (Team Building)

Hiring Right

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 Gregg Gregory (June 02, 2010)  Hiring Right Seven Steps to Hiring Right the First Time "30% of job applicants make misrepresentations on their resume. " Have you ever hired someone and found out the person you hired is the evil twin of the person you interviewed? Have you ever hired someone and subsequently had to fire that same person? If you have answered yes to either of these you read on. Some people are just . (Team Building)

Six Tips For Teamwork

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 Gregg Gregory (May 18, 2010)  Six Quick Tips to Terrific Teamwork Think about your team—what are the types of people on your team? Have you ever wondered why some teams are so quick to work together and others are not? The ultimate understanding is the chemistry. When the chemistry is right teams work. In the event your team is not jelling follow these six quick tips Share responsibility among all team .. (Team Building)

Are Leaders Born Or Made?

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 Gregg Gregory (May 03, 2010)  Are Leaders Born or Are They Made? When do we learn our leadership lessons anyway? As Kurt Russell said in the movie “Miracle" — You think you can win on talent alone… Gentlemen you don’t have enough talent to win on talent alone. Of course he was referring to the 1980 US Olympic hockey team after a dismal showing against the Norwegian national team. The same . (Team Building)

Ten Little Words That Have Kept Me On Track

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 Gregg Gregory (April 05, 2010)  10 Little Words That Have Kept Me On Track The Last 36 Years It was September, 1973, and I was a junior attending High Point High School in the metropolitan area of Washington, DC. From 1954-1994, my high school only had two principals. Frank Tracy had just taken over in the fall of 1973, and he wanted to leave his mark early on. It was a hot September afternoon when he held his first .. (Team Building)

Create A Great Space For Your Employees

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 Adam R. Singleton (March 30, 2010)  Having great quality of life comes high on everyone’s wish list so finding the perfect job, as well as a great place to work, can make life a whole lot sweeter for the lucky among us. If you’re an employer, spending money on creating a great working environment may not always be at the top of your to do list, but it can be the very thing that boosts your company's .. (Team Building)

Booking Meeting Rooms In Lancaster

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 Emma McCann (February 23, 2010)  The more pleasant the surroundings, the better the meeting will run - and there can’t be a more pleasant city to book meeting rooms than in Lancaster. Its historical location on the beautiful River Lune means it has long been a centre of education and commerce. A riverside location is preferred by those booking meeting rooms in Lancaster, for which our Holiday Inn Meetings venue .. (Team Building)

Teamwork - It Really Does Make the Dream Work

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 Gregg Gregory (January 24, 2010)  The third week in May is a very special week in Annapolis, MD. It is Commencement Week for the United States Naval Academy midshipmen, and every year the Blue Angels rehearse on Tuesday and perform on Wednesday afternoon. This year, for the first time in many years, several friends and I went to see this magnificent team perform and perform they did. I took this picture while the .. (Team Building)

Outside Adventure Continues to organise great Team Building Days Out

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 Neil Tug (December 22, 2009)  XL Vets hold annual conference at Eastnor Castle XLVets is a group of 42 independently owned, progressive veterinary practices, all committed to the future of the UK livestock industry. Spanning the length and breadth of the UK, they work together, sharing experience, knowledge and skills in order to define and deliver the highest standards of veterinary practice, animal health and .. (Team Building)

Team building fun days, services and venues

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 Emma McCann (November 06, 2009)  Team building is one of them daunting phrases that send us all into a state of deflation. The office day out has officially turned into one of them days where you and your co-workers, some you like others you are merely colleagues with, have to go into the wild or visit a country manor that is filled with trivia and raft building exercises. Team building may seem like an inconvenience .. (Team Building)

Corporate Events tailored to your needs – Corporate Events

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 Emma McCann (October 15, 2009)  Corporate events are most commonly known as a great day out eating, drinking and having fun, the morning after the night before leaves you feeling tired, bruised and for some ashamed. People are constantly reminding you of what happened and all you want is to go home and hide upon the duvet. It all sounds a bit dramatic but by the time next year comes around and the corporate events are . (Team Building)




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