Scavenger Hunt: Great for Morale

Building a solid team is sometimes the hardest part of finding success within your business. Some people are born team players; others have to be coaxed into looking out for the best interest of the team. Have you ever seen a basketball player that refuses to pass? This type of person is … [Read more...]

Working With A Prima Donna Is A Really Tough Job

I am a member of a 3 member team.I have this really headstrong team member who was preparing for an exam due to which I took on a major part of the load for the project. This person refused to listen to anything that made sense regarding the topic to be chosen for project work despite the fact that … [Read more...]

Team Activities Affecting Work Performance

A harmonious workplace is a productive workplace. A workplace beset by internal bickering and tension will not be operating to its full potential. But how does an employer change the culture of a dysfunctional workplace and help foster feelings of goodwill among employees? How can the lines of … [Read more...]

What To Do Since I Lost My Team Leader Role

Can my boss take my team leader position away from me and the dollar on the hour pay from it? I have been a team leader for over a year and I was leaving her notes about things that were going on in the building that shouldn't have been and the next thing I know she handed me a letter saying she … [Read more...]

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...]