Boss Wants Feedback on Her Performance — Sink or Swim?

My boss asked me to give her what I think she can improve upon -- what is it that she does I want her to continue doing and what is it she can change? The Team Doc Says... Depending on the culture where you work, this could be a really good thing or a really bad thing. If the culture is a … [Read more...]

Turn the Sarcasm Into A Positive for Your Team

Our biggest challenge is getting everyone to work together as a team instead of bickering about one is doing more than someone else. It seems the more I try to motivate, the more sarcasm I receive back. Any suggestions will be appreciated. Thank you! The Team Doc Says... Here's a short and … [Read more...]

Team Building and Trust A Five-Step Model

When it comes to team building, nothing is more important than trust; it's the base upon which everything else is built. And yet, for most of us, trust is an elusive entity, an abstract behavior we all wand to cultivate but find difficult to systematically develop and maintain. Luckily, there's a … [Read more...]

Be Clear On Your Expectations or Plan To Be Disappointed

Are you having trouble getting your team to meet your expectations when it comes to completing projects and day-to-day deliverables? If so, you could be the problem. Sometimes we get so busy that we forget to verbalize our expectations for projects, deliverables and day-to-day activities. … [Read more...]

Good Team Communication Is More Than Sending An Email

Not enough communication is one of the biggest complaints of most people in just about any organization. We're all so busy these days staying focused on getting the work done that it's often tough to remember we work with real live people who need communication on a regular basis. As a leader, … [Read more...]