Category Archives: Teamwork Skills

Reducing Uncertainty in Cross-Functional Teams

Darleen DeRosa — November 24, 2018 Follow @onpoint_llc — November 24, 2018 More companies today are turning to cross-functional teams that reward collaborators over “lone wolves.” In these teams, employees often have dual reporting relationships rather than one manager. Responsibilities are also coordinated across departments rather than in a solely vertical arrangement. In addition, although … Continue reading Reducing Uncertainty in Cross-Functional Teams

Betaball Explains Three Essential Ingredients to Making a Championship Team

Ken Sterling — November 20, 2017 Follow @ken_sterling — November 20, 2017 You’ve probably heard of Moneyball—the book and movie that told the story of how data analytics made the Oakland A’s into playoff contenders. But have you heard of Betaball? Betaball is the the new book by Erik Malinowski that shows how Joe Lacob … Continue reading Betaball Explains Three Essential Ingredients to Making a Championship Team

3 Powerful Ways to Motivate Your Team (That Have Nothing to Do with Money)

Rick Goodman — September 18, 2017 Follow @DrRickGoodman — September 18, 2017 qimono / Pixabay It’s a common conundrum—and as a motivational speaker, it’s something I see all the time: Team leaders want to motivate their people, but don’t necessarily have the resources to provide salary bumps or additional PTO days. I’ve written about this … Continue reading 3 Powerful Ways to Motivate Your Team (That Have Nothing to Do with Money)

30 Emotional Intelligence Training Opportunities Hidden in Your Workday

Jessica Collins — May 3, 2017 — May 3, 2017 There’s little controversy over the value of emotional intelligence (EI). Yet most efforts still focus on arguing its importance without much, if any, organizational scaffolding in place to support its pursuit. This article gets right to what you can do, right now. These are everyday … Continue reading 30 Emotional Intelligence Training Opportunities Hidden in Your Workday

6 Innovative Activities That Can Boost Team Building

Paul Keijzer — April 21, 2017 Follow @Paul_Keijzer— April 21, 2017 It’s no doubt that teams work miracles when they really know each other. Having strong synergy and a deeper understanding of each other’s motivators can transform groups of people into high-performing teams. Over the years I’ve worked with several teams and helped them understand … Continue reading 6 Innovative Activities That Can Boost Team Building