Teamwork

Definition: Working effectively and productively with others.

Teamwork is the ability to work cooperatively with others to achieve group objectives. This competency is fundamental because leadership is not an individual sport. The essence of leadership is accomplishing worthy goals through the combined efforts of others, and teamwork capabilities are crucial. In this section you’ll learn teamwork strategies, such as the four phases of team development: forming, storming, norming and performing.

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How to Break the 5 Habits That Hurt Ideation

| Oct 21, 2021

Many companies find it hard to prioritize ideation. Here are five ways to break the pattern and gather a wealth of ideas for your organization.

Brainstorm Sessions Are Great. But What Comes Next is What Really Matters

| Sep 30, 2021

There is nothing quite as energizing as a well-run brainstorming session. When I work with clients on innovation projects, the Ideation stage is one of my favor

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The Magic of Working with Others

By Ron Price | Sep 16, 2021

We all love to root for and celebrate winning teams—but how exactly do we create one?

Clarity in Communication

By Dr. Lisa Aldisert | Aug 19, 2021

Everyone is getting busier, which is great for business but perhaps more challenging in execution. This continues to be more complicated if you are working remo

Create a Team of Master Problem Solvers

By Dr. Evans Baiya | Aug 11, 2021

Problem-solving is an essential skill as an innovator. If problems stump your employees, how can your organization ever innovate for customers?

Help Your Employees Unleash Creativity

By Dr. Evans Baiya | Jul 15, 2021

Creativity is the cornerstone of innovation. As a leader, you want to foster imaginative thinking in your employees. The good news is that everybody has imagina

5 Steps to Build a Culture of Ideation

By Dr. Evans Baiya | Jun 24, 2021

According to a 2019 study by IdeaScale, each employee has on average $1,237 worth in unused ideas. A separate study also showed that employees come to work with

Leading Yourself: Managing Your Emotions

Mar 31, 2021

Leading yourself emotionally begins with self-awareness. In this episode, host Dale Dixon and TCL author and advisor Ron Price discuss the role of emotions in leadership, unpacking the four primary emotions and exercises to grow awareness over time

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Using Human Behavior to Make Better Virtual Connections at Work

By Dr. Francis Eberle | Mar 18, 2021

A year into the pandemic, I have noticed that some people have changed their persona on video calls. Some seem almost as if they are lost, when, before the pand

Why Your Employees Are the Key to Recovery

| Dec 18, 2020

In this article, we will look at how to identify and understand employee contributions, and learn how to work with idea generators, evaluators, and activators.

5 Ways to Improve Engagement Using Gratitude

By Jessica Lizza | Dec 3, 2020

According to UC Berkeley's Greater Good Magazine, gratitude actually leaves lasting effects on the brain and this could contribute to improved mental health ove

7 Powerful Results of Nuturing Innovation

| Nov 23, 2020

In my work, I hear a lot of reasons why people don't engage in innovation: "That's not part of my job description." "I'm not and idea person." "Innovation doesn