How to Build Team Identity: Tips for Effective Collaboration

How to Build Team Identity: Tips and Tricks for Effective Collaboration

Building a strong team identity and fostering effective collaboration is essential for success. A cohesive and well-functioning team not only improves productivity but also enhances overall employee satisfaction. In this article, we will explore tips and tricks to help you create a sense of unity, foster open communication, and achieve success as a team. By … Read more

Complete Guide to The 5 Stages of Group Dynamics

Group Dynamics: 5 Team Stages of Development

So you’ve just formed a new group, huh? Well, get ready to embark on an exciting journey because every newly formed group goes through the 5 stages of group dynamics. And let me tell you, these stages are the secret sauce to creating a harmonious team with amazing chemistry! Now, don’t expect teamwork to magically … Read more

35 Professional Development Topics to Get Inspired

35 Professional Development Topics for You and Your Team

Are you looking for professional leadership development topics to grow and improve? This list of 35 will help you accelerate your growth.

How to Lead a Group Discussion: 14 Effective Tips

13 Tips to Easily Lead a Successful Group Discussion

I think you’ll agree that leading a group discussion can be very overwhelming. With the right plan, you can easily have a flowing discussion that will be both informational and beneficial for the group and you. In this article, we will be going over advice and tips on how to lead a group discussion.  You, … Read more

75 Engaging Icebreaker Activities for Groups of All Sizes

75 Engaging Icebreaker Activities for Groups of All Sizes

Over the past decade of management, I’ve witnessed firsthand the transformative power of good icebreakers in work centers. Icebreaker activities are not just games; they are vital tools that help break down barriers and foster a welcoming environment at the workplace. In today’s fast-paced, diverse workplace settings, taking the time to properly introduce team members … Read more

Recognizing and Navigating Storming in Team Development

Recognizing and Navigating Storming in Team Development

In my many years of leadership, I’ve navigated through turbulent waters with numerous teams caught in the storming stage. It’s a challenging phase of team development that every group inevitably encounters, with some storms proving rougher than others. Through these experiences, I’ve refined a set of strategies that not only help teams weather the storm … Read more

Top 15 Diversity Training Topics for an Inclusive Workplace

Top 15 Diversity Training Topics for an Inclusive Workplace

With over 22 years of experience in the military, I’ve come to understand firsthand the immense importance of diversity and inclusion within any organization. The military, much like the modern workplace, is a melting pot of cultures, backgrounds, and identities. Creating an environment where every individual feels valued, understood, and respected, regardless of their background, … Read more

50 Thrilling Work Holiday Party Game Ideas

50 Thrilling Work Holiday Party Game Ideas

There’s no better time than now to embrace the spirit of togetherness and joy within our workplaces. Over the years, I’ve had the wonderful opportunity to organize a variety of holiday parties for my team. The objective has always been clear: to foster a sense of unity, spread joy, and strengthen the bonds between coworkers … Read more

Expert Conflict Negotiation Strategies for Dispute Resolution

Conflict Negotiation Strategies for Effective Dispute Resolution

Conflict is an inescapable part of human interaction, spanning from the boardroom to the battlefield, and even extending into the personal facets of our lives. Drawing on years of navigating through the tempestuous seas of conflicts in both my military and management careers, I’ve encountered a spectrum of disputes that demanded not just strength, but … Read more