How To Get A Rude, Disrespectful Team On Track

I have a dilemma in that I started in as a new team leader and had the first meeting with 15 staff. They were rude, disrespectful, etc since they have always had the same leader for a long and did not want a new one. I was able to get control back over the meeting but now realize I have to find a … [Read more...]

Is Team Building an Annual Affair? No Way!

What kind of image do you conjure up when someone mentions the phrase "team building." If your head starts spinning with visions of trust falls, rock climbing, playing with legos or some other game type of activity, you're not alone. That's what most people think of when they hear those words. … [Read more...]

Team Leaders – Don’t Do These Three Things

Everyone seems to be stressed out these days because the economic issues just don't seem like they are ever going to end. But that doesn't give you an excuse for bad behavior. Sure, as a team leader, you're human too. But you should pay special attention and never do these three things. What … [Read more...]

How To Put A Conflict Aside For The Good Of The Team

You have a team member who happens to be the best pitcher in a baseball team. This team member has had a misunderstanding with the head coach, they just don't see eye to eye. Now the head coach will not play this player & makes him sit on the bench as a form of punishment. This situation is … [Read more...]

How To Find The Real Reason for Conflict Between Two Teams

I am doing an on line management course and the current topic is conflict. I have been given a scenario where there is a company that has historic dislike between marketing and finance teams. The question posed is what you could do to identify the historical conflict/tension amongst the teams? What … [Read more...]