Category: Communication

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  As the world’s key economies lurch from crisis to crisis spanning unprecedented natural disasters, stock market crashes and, of course, a planet-wide pandemic, it can be easy to lose sight of long-term issues that could hit your company, such as finding and retaining workers. A surprising report from the University of Washington’s Institute for Read More

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  No one likes a queue jumper, right? Everyone hates being stuck in a line, and we all agree that the fairest outcome for all is to simply wait our turn. Now imagine this scene. Two managers at a major inner-city firm step into the company lift. Small talk turns to the good news that Read More

  If you are in a leadership role, you will need to delegate work to be done by other people. True leaders work to guide those other people to success. They ensure that everyone in their team is performing at their best, doing the work they have been assigned, and doing it well. After all, Read More

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  With the COVID-19 outbreak now a pandemic, it is time to invest in bringing your teams online. However, many may find working from home a challenge. Your team may be wondering: How will I stay productive if I’m not in the office? When I can’t have a face-to-face conversation with my team about projects? Read More

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Making it safer to respectfully disagree – Phillip Crockford, CEO V-Teams   We all have opinions. All the time. About anything and everything. Opinions are, as they say, ‘a dime a dozen’. In our current hyper-connected world, they are more like ‘a dime a million’. This constant activity of assessing the people and situations we Read More

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  Have you ever been in a team with a powerful leader and felt your opinion wouldn’t be valued? What about the converse… have you ever led a team where the team members seemed disinclined to offer opinions and contribute to the conversations? When powerful team leaders are verbally dominant the team members are less Read More

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Being able to communicate at work is essential to career success. If unable to effectively communicate at work, you may find yourself missing out on opportunities such as a promotion or securement of an important business deal. Furthermore, effective communication in the workplace is fundamental to the success of every business, as it strengthens relationships Read More