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Quiz: Are You a Team Player?

Eat Your Career

Let’s face it: Everyone wants to be a team player. It isn’t always easy to be a part of a team. So, are you really a team player?

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Inspire Your Team, and Everybody Wins

Step It Up VA Coaching

As a Virtual Assistant, it’s likely you have team members that help you in supporting your clients. . And, for many of you, you may also have a team to support YOUR OWN business! What does your team mean to your business? If your business is running optimally, your team is likely RUNNING your business! Pass it on.

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How to Give a Dynamite Team Presentation

On The Job

The PowerPoint is out of whack with the information being given, and one team member appears to be confused when it's his turn to speak.

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I’m a Shaklee Team #Cinchspiration Blogger

Eco-Office Gals

That’s right, as part of the team I am responsible for posting my progress via my blog, social networks, video and more. Wish me luck!

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Top 5 Tips for Managing a Team Virtually

The Small Business Blog

Ensure that all members of the team are equipped with the right technology to make the team a success. Top 5 Tips posts from the SME Blog are always full of hints and tips for small, home & micro business owners. 1. Technological problems are one of the major barriers to the performance of a…

Is Your Mindset Secretly Making You Miserable? Here’s How to Fix It

Dumb Little Man

In fact, he was cut from his varsity team when he was a sophomore. Is your mindset secretly ruining your life? What About Context?

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5 Tips to Hire Someone Smarter Than You

Dumb Little Man

Here are five things I've learned about hiring the right person for the job and bringing in well-rounded member to my team: 1. Trust but verify.

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5 Quotes from Marcus Aurelius on Developing an Invincible Attitude

Dumb Little Man

Get your team involved. His ability to practice humility, compassion, and mindfulness is nothing short of inspiring. The sensation is natural.

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8 Characteristics of a Good Team Leader

Ian's Messy Desk

Team members should be completely comfortable while working with each others in order to give their best professional touch to whatever they do.

15 Principles of Business Game Design for team-based learning

BioTeams

I develop custom business games for team-based experiential learning workshops which usually have a significant computer element.

Lithium’s Customer Heroes

Customers Rock!

Using the theme of Heroes, the Lithium event team had customers share the stage with Lithium executives. Here are some of my key takeaways.

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The Ultimate Guide To Becoming A Doer

Dumb Little Man

However, those who primarily hinder your progress due to their limited vision need not be included in your elite team. Sometimes we spend an inordinate amount of time talking about our ideas, dreams, and aspirations. It is easy to content ourselves with simply having lofty ideas, not realizing their sheer abundance. Write the vision. John F.

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13 Warning Signs that What You've Delegated Won't Get Done (And How to Fix Them)

Dumb Little Man

You close a meeting without using the three W's The most efficient way to utilize delegation is in a team meeting. Instead of having a dozen one-on-one sessions, a team meeting allows you to talk with a dozen people at the same time, and, just as important, for them to talk to each other to coordinate the details of delegation. Right?

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Developing Real Skills for Virtual Teams

BioTeams

The Kenan-Flagler Business School at the University of North Carolina recently published a useful white paper on the topical area of developing skills for virtual teams. What I found most interesting was the section on Virtual Team Challenges. Virtual TeamsIt is available online and in PDF.

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How to Build Self-Discipline – The 6 Key Elements

Dumb Little Man

Perhaps it’s finding a gym partner or maybe it’s letting your team member know that you will have a certain part of the project done by a certain date.

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Happiness is an Empty Inbox

Laughing all the Way to Work

Finally, have four or five key folders that work for you Other than my TO DO folder and the special folder for my boss, I opened folders specific to my job such as BOARD OF DIRECTORS and another one for SENIOR LEADERSHIP TEAM. I have mentioned it a few times that when my desk is cluttered then I feel cluttered. It works well.

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How Do You Build A Solid Powerhouse Kick-Butt Team? What do you think?

Productive & Organized

Ways to Build Your Team. You want a powerhouse kick-butt team right?). 1 - Hire a Business Manager.   This position is strategic. 

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How to Boost Morale When Things Are Grim

Eat Your Career

Instead of simply checking out, she’s concerned about trying to keep the team (and herself) in good spirits and productive right up to the last minute with their current employer. This person doesn’t want to burn bridges or let her team descend into angst in their final days. But of course, be respectful of your team. Digg this!

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Avoid Overwhelm When Starting a New Project

Step It Up VA Coaching

Tell your team, your family, and colleagues about your project to signal your commitment to the project and make it “real.” Get your team on board! Rally your team with incentives, social outings and rewards for meeting goals throughout the course of the project – not just when it’s completed.

How to Manage a Micro-Manager

Eat Your Career

Many micro-managers are new to management and don’t fully understand how to empower their team members. Demonstrate Your Competence. Digg this!

MGM Seeks to Inspire Employees by Letting Them Put on a Show

On The Job

I love to stay in hotels. I let the wet towels stay on the floor, I don't make my bed and I ignore the overflowing trash cans. Murren says.

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Should assistants ‘make themselves look busy’?

Practically Perfect PA

Also as a good team player you should help other colleagues as and when they need it which might require you to stay longer at the office.

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How do assistants get promoted?

Practically Perfect PA

Well firstly know everything there is to know about your immediate work, your manager, your team and your other colleagues. Pin It.

Can you go from creative and productive in a corporate job to a mess working for yourself?

Productive & Organized

  I had a teams of 200+ associates that I either managed directly or managed managers or supervisors that managed those people. 

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Is Your Job Getting You Down? Job Happiness Quiz

Eat Your Career

feel like a valuable, contributing member of the team. 5. I once read an interesting statistic about how work effects overall life happiness.

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Network Like It's 1959

On The Job

In fashion, what's old is often new again. You may also want to heed another fashion from that era: in-person networking. Everybody is shy," she says.

Smart Marketing = List Segmentation

Office Organization Success

And if you’re not a techie pass this along to the person on your team who handles this. Ask me, I’ll be happy to share. (c) 2012 Tracey Lawton.

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Cinch.fm Audio Service Shuts Down - Lessons We Can Learn on Customer Service & Not Counting on One Platform

Productive & Organized

team could have done a better job of thinking about the impact that their choices would make on their users.    Date: August 17, 2012 6:10:29 PM CDT Subject: Cinch.FM is Shutting Down!   Effective August 20th, 2012,  no new accounts can be created on Cinch.FM and for those of you with an existing Cinch.FM

The 2012 Productivityist Holiday Gift Guide

Productivityist

Well, if this person is a productivityist — or at least needs to look at becoming more productive — then you should give The Productivityist Holiday Gift Guide for 2012 a good look. Craig Jarrow and I have assembled a team of 10 top-notch contributors who will help you get 2013 off to an amazing start. The Ideaboard. Smile.

Measuring the Impact of Social Media

Customers Rock!

This post is part of the Social ROI Blog Carnival at Think Customers: the 1to1 Media blog. What are the costs? Other costs are not quite as obvious.

Using Social Media to Build Relationships

Customers Rock!

predict this will be a big focus for social media in 2012. And Mayor Booker and his team were listening via Twitter and went into action.

How to Deal With Credit Thieves in the Workplace

Eat Your Career

New managers, in particular, are especially forgetful when it comes to acknowledging the efforts of their team members. You deserve better.

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How To Help Your Team Come Up with Brilliant Ideas

On The Job

After all, you’re lucky to remember to feed the dog after the long days you put in at work, let alone the hours you log at home. Mattimore.

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Why You Need to Delegate More

Dumb Little Man

Perhaps you’ve got an under-used team member who’s sitting around bored, and who’d welcome the chance to take on a new task. Do you live by the motto, “If you want a job done well, do it yourself?” And do you feel stressed out, rushed, or anxious a lot of the time? The truth is, you don’t need to do everything yourself. in theory.

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Coming Christmas Day: The Front Nine

Productivityist

Productivityist.com by Mike Vardy Start Here Archives Store Contact Coming Christmas Day: The Front Nine Posted on 12/20/2012 // Leave a Comment December 25th is a pretty special day for a lot of people, and this year it is going to be all the more special for yours truly. hope you’ll pick up a copy (or several) this holiday season.

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My 2012 Career and Business Plan

Eat Your Career

So, I’m making a very clear commitment in 2012 to maintain a 70/30 split. What can I do to help you on your professional journey in 2012?

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How to get your Employee’s to be Eco-Friendly

Eco-Office Gals

Incentives: Just like when your company hit’s a team goal or does something well, you reward them. Keep it light hearted and fun.

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World Domination Summit 2012: The First Event I've Cried At (Twice)

Productivityist

His team had made some tough choices regarding all of this (deciding against sponsorships, etc.) Why do I mention Chris’s talk specifically?

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New Test Identifies Arrogant Bosses

On The Job

Do you have a boss who discredits the ideas of others while claiming to have superior ideas? Does your boss reject feedback?

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7 Ways to Make the Most of an Internship

On The Job

Maybe you're a whiz at online graphics and could help a team meet its deadline by staying late and pitching in. Charlotte, N.C.; Stay positive.

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