Good teams don’t just happen overnight. Often times, it takes years to cultivate a healthy working environment. So what does it take to attain a highly effective team? Read on to find out:
- Team members understand common goals and take initiative to get things done
- Everyone participates actively and positively in meetings and projects
- Team members communicate proactively and trust the judgment of the other members
- The team has a strong leaders at the helm – one that sets an example and also motivates and nurtures each members’ strengths
Of course, each team member needs to bring a lot to the table, themselves – which can include possessing a strong set of skills, as well as having the ability to work well with others. Other qualities a team member should have include the ability to involve others in the decision-making process; the ability to share the workload; one who encourages feedback on their own behavior; one who respects and is tolerant of individual differences; and one who trusts, supports and has genuine concern for other team members.
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