It’s a given that not every employee is going to have the same work style. Different people have different ways of seeing the world, communicating with others, and prioritizing activities.
In the workplace, these differences can create friction and lead to problems such as missed deadlines, lack of cohesion, and hurt feelings. So, how can you get your employees to work together harmoniously and get in sync?
Here are seven strategies for getting your employees to work better together:
Build diverse teams: By bringing together people with a range of experiences, skills, and perspectives, you can create a team that is more innovative and adaptable.
Clearly define roles and responsibilities: Make sure that each team member knows what is expected of them and how they fit into the overall team dynamic.
Build trust: Trust is the foundation of any effective team. Encourage open and honest communication, and be reliable and consistent in your actions
Communication must be transparent: Make sure that everyone on the team has access to the information they need to do their job effectively. Encourage open and honest communication, and be transparent about your decision-making processes.
Give employees autonomy: Allow team members to take ownership of their work and make decisions within their areas of responsibility. This will help to build engagement and commitment.
Build a community: Foster a sense of belonging and connection within the team by encouraging social activities and team-building events.
Exemplify model behavior: As the leader, you set the example for others. Model the behaviors and attitudes that you want to see in your employees, such as respect, collaboration, and accountability.
By fostering a positive and inclusive team culture, you can encourage collaboration and increase productivity, creativity, and job satisfaction among your employees.
Lead From Within: Getting your employees to work better together can be challenging, but it’s essential for the success of your employees and business.
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The Leadership Gap
What Gets Between You and Your Greatness
After decades of coaching powerful executives around the world, Lolly Daskal has observed that leaders rise to their positions relying on a specific set of values and traits. But in time, every executive reaches a point when their performance suffers and failure persists. Very few understand why or how to prevent it.
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Of Lolly’s many awards and accolades, Lolly was designated a Top-50 Leadership and Management Expert by Inc. magazine. Huffington Post honored Lolly with the title of The Most Inspiring Woman in the World. Her writing has appeared in HBR, Inc.com, Fast Company (Ask The Expert), Huffington Post, and Psychology Today, and others. Her newest book, The Leadership Gap: What Gets Between You and Your Greatness has become a national bestseller.