Building a STRONG team with your CURRENT pool of employees?
Building a team from an existing pool of employees (or employees you have inherited) may be a daunting task when the team culture is “divorced”.
The biggest focus is “matching roles and responsibilities to people’s strengths”. That means giving people responsibilities according to a) current skill level, b) potential skill level, c) developing skill levels, d) empowering and delegating responsibilities, AND most notably e) leading by example by being hands on.
So, to build a strong team, what do we as leaders need to do. Here are 5 things to consider:
- Establish leadership
- Establish relationships WITH each of your employees
- Build relationships BETWEEN each of your employees
- Foster teamwork
- Set ground rules for the team