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Infographic: 9 Unique Traits of High-Performing Teams

What are some of the key characteristics of the most productive teams in your company? From the contributions of individual members’ experience and expertise to unique personalities and shared priorities, there are a wide variety of factors that go into building a team of professionals that will effectively work together to achieve goals. Check out this infographic […]

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Not All Teams Are the Same: What Does Yours Need to Flourish?

There are plenty of online articles about workplace teamwork. Put “workplace teamwork” into Google and you’ll end up with about 35,200,000 results. You’ll find articles about improving teamwork, blogs proclaiming the benefit of working together as a team, and a whole lot of advice about “making the dream work.” What many of those links fail […]

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Unwritten Rules Determine Teamwork Success

In 2012, Google launched an internal initiative called Project Aristotle with the goal of pinpointing what makes a great team at Google. Project Aristotle researchers studied a broad range of characteristics of successful groups and teams within the company, including personality, hobbies, relationships with each other outside of work, and various demographic variables. Surprisingly, the […]

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The 5 Types of People Successful Teams Need

For many college basketball fans, the month of March is synonymous with the NCAA playoffs. Out of approximately 350 schools that play Division 1 basketball, 68 of the best teams are selected to participate in the tournament to see who will be the one, undisputed college basketball champion. It takes a well-coordinated team to reach […]

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TED Talk: Why it’s Time to Forget the Pecking Order at Work

What drives the most high-achieving teams? Is it a star performer who sets the bar for others? Or is it more of a cohesive group dynamic? In the TED Talk below, business Leader Margaret Heffernan explains her analysis of the “superchicken model” and why it may not produce the most effective results. Have you experienced […]

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Teamwork Lessons from Professional Football Legends

If there were a Super Bowl for workplace team performance, would your team be in it to win it—or would they miss the playoffs? While individual achievement is important, teamwork is critical to a company’s success. So, how do you get your workers to pull together as a team? Take some tips from these professional […]

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Three Steps to Rebuild Trust after You’ve Lost It

From Enron to Bernie Madoff, scandals involving industry titans make big headlines. And, if you’ve noticed an increase in stories about unethical leaders, you’re not alone. According to research from professional services firm, PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC): “Boards of directors, institutional investors, governments and the media are holding chief executive officers to a far higher level of […]

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Make Employee Wellness a T.E.A.M. Objective

The benefits of building a work environment that emphasizes a healthy lifestyle far outweighs the investment. Results from the Aflac WorkForces Report showed that 66% of employees said their companies’ health and wellness programs have a positive impact on their loyalty and 63% said the programs positively affected their productivity. So, whether you’re struggling with […]

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Don’t Miss Robyn Benincasa at the Refresh Leadership Live Simulcast

The world-champion adventure racer, CNN Hero, and firefighter will take the stage on Wednesday, April 12, 2017. Great leaders build great teams. That’s the theme behind the eighth annual Refresh Leadership Live Simulcast. This year’s speaker lineup is well-versed in the essential characteristics of outstanding teams and the role leadership plays in helping them succeed. […]

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Don’t Miss Jimmy Johnson at the Refresh Leadership Live Simulcast

The two-time Super Bowl champion coach and FOX NFL Sunday analyst will take the stage on Wednesday, April 12, 2017. Great leaders build great teams. That’s the theme behind the eighth annual Refresh Leadership Live Simulcast. This year’s speaker lineup is well-versed in the essential characteristics of outstanding teams and the role leadership plays in […]

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