“Talent wins games, but teamwork and intelligence win championships.”, Michael Jordan
Sep 26, 2020
Trust is a conviction that is built slowly, through repeated interactions that take place over a long period of time.
Recent research suggests that our mass shift to working from home during the pandemic has started to corrode our trust in our colleagues.
It can be a challenge to make a potential partner agree to collaborate with us. If it is a known acquaintance or someone who owes us a favour, the task becomes a bit easier. If there isn’t any strong, pre-existing relationship, we have to demonstrate logic, rationality and mutual benefits, highlighting what is in it for them.
Example: If we have to convince a celebrity to speak at a college, and don’t have the funds, we can present the engagement to them as a chance to reach a wider audience and showcase their serious side.
EQ is the ability to be able to recognize and regulate your own emotions, while also empathizing with others and maintaining an awareness of their reactions.
EQ can be developed with practice.
Some people love to set super-ambitious goals, thinking that even if they don't make those goals, they'll still achieve more than if they set lower goals. Other people get a buzz with stretch goals. Give them more incentives, and they'll achieve more.
But over-stretched goals can be counterproductive.
To better build rapport and counter isolation do the following:
While a manager expects and assumes the team to be top-notch in their work, completing projects like there is no tomorrow, the reality of workers is quite different. More than half of the workforce is overwhelmed and maxed-out, according to a survey.
A manager cannot pretend everything is hunky-dory and has to recognize the problem and provide solutions.
The Heart/Will/Head model defines three types of people and how they view the world around them.
Using this model is valuable for managers to build stronger teams en get the best work out of each member.
Extroverts thrive in an energetic and frenetic work environment filled with people. Peace, quietness and solitude, while being an introvert’s dream, can drive an extrovert into distraction.
There are many ways for extroverts to enjoy and thrive on the new reality of remote working.
This is one of the first pieces of advice people give to those seeking remote work.
When you work remotely, a few misplaced words can become an occupational hazard. Every word you type (or don’t) is important in conveying your ideas and communicating effectively with your colleagues.
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