Dealing with Workplace Conflict

Workplace conflict is a inevitable, and it is the responsibility of competent leadership to understand where conflict in the workplace starts, and how to effectively deal with it. Those who simply stick their head in the same and hope the problem solves itself are destined to be disappointed. Having conflict resolution structure in place will help to head off the problems as they begin, and keep them from growing out of control and dampening employee morale and productivity. Tips to Handle Workplace Conflict Define Acceptable Behavior. What one individual feels is appropriate behavior and what another person feels is appropriate may … Read more…

Custom Team Building? Yes, We Do That.

If you are looking for an event that will address a specific issue, tie into a certain theme, or benefit your charity of choice, you are in luck. While many organizations offer cookie-cutter team building programs, our qualified and experienced instructors are happy to work with you to design the perfect team building building event from scratch. What Are My Options For Custom Team Building? Our goal is always to help you improve the quality and functionality of the teams in your organization. With years of educational experience, are professionals can help determine the sources of any issues your business … Read more…

Give to an Animal Shelter Charity and Save a Life

With so many charity options and so many needed people in the world, one group that is often forgotten are animals. Each year approximately 5 million cats, dogs, rabbits, and other pets are placed in animal shelters. Of that 5 million, roughly 3 million will be euthanized due to lack of space, money, and interest. Giving to an animal shelter charity this year can save the innocent lives of our furry companions. Why Animal Shelter Charity Matters There are only about 5,000 shelters nationwide, some county or state sponsored and others owned by individuals. Regardless, the situation is the same … Read more…

Top 5 Management Styles

As people change careers and positions, everyone will come into contact with a variety of personality types. Think back to the management that you’ve experienced in the past. Surely some of them you think of more fondly than others. We’ve all had “good” bosses, and we’ve all had ones that were not that great, and sometimes downright bad. Some management styles encourage more growth for employees. Leadership style isn’t necessarily good or bad, but more specifically depends on the task or requirements at hand and the people they manage. Directive Management Style A Directive management style is when leadership demands … Read more…

What is Teamwork?

Creating a team is a simple process, but for that team to create teamwork is quite another. Joining or creating a team does not, in itself, equal teamwork. Many “teams” simply work individually on projects, assignments, and responsibilities. So what is teamwork, and why is it so important? What is Teamwork? Teamwork is defined as “the combined actions of a group of people, especially when effective and efficient.” The French term for teamwork has a much broader, more unique definition, specifically a sense of unity and a common enthusiasm for shared interests, responsibilities, and goals. Teamwork isn’t simply being part … Read more…

Advantages to Mentoring in the Workplace

Leadership plays a huge responsibility in the culture, functionality, and success of any workplace. As new employees of all ages join the team, team building coaches from outside the company as well as leadership within the company can help mentor and build successful teams. The role of any mentor is to benefits both the bottom line, the employees, and the customers they serve. Mentoring Benefits to Employee Employees will always benefit from a quality mentor, and leadership should strive to share information, experience, and guidance to those new to the business or service. Allowing employees to make mistakes and learn … Read more…

5 Corporate Team Building Benefits

It’s been discussed time and again that teams that work together can accomplish much more than when individuals work alone. However, working as a team is not something that comes naturally to most or that happens without effort. Like all working relationships, encouraging team work has to be an ongoing commitment. A corporate team building event can encourage team work in a multitude of ways that can benefit your work environment. There are many team building benefits your group can achieve through regular events: Improved Morale When employees are happy, feel appreciated, and understand they are valued, they give more … Read more…

How to Reach Your Full Work Potential

Everyone has dreams and goals that they want to accomplish in life. Sometimes they feel just out of reach. How can we not only dream about what we want to do, but also reach them and excel? As William Faulkner says, “Do not bother to be better than your contemporaries or predecessors. Try to be better than yourself.” Compete against yourself to reach your full work potential. Make Every Moment Count If you are going to do something, do it well. When you commit yourself to working on something or completing a task, put everything you have into the project … Read more…

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