Communication

How to Build a Cohesive Team

How to Build a Cohesive Team

Cohesive teams are groups of people who are willing to work together towards a common goal. They combine their talents, so they’re more skilled, competent, and effective than they would be alone. They trust each other, they’re committed to supporting the group effort, and they resolve conflicts quickly. And the members of cohesive teams tend(…)

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Five Passive-Aggressive Things That You Shouldn’t Say to Your Coworkers

Five Passive-Aggressive Things That You Shouldn’t Say to Your Coworkers

Work can sometimes be stressful and frustrating. Even on the most cohesive teams, there can be conflict. And that’s when people can sometimes say passive-aggressive things. Passive-aggressive comments convey anger, and can cause friction to develop between coworkers.   So, of course, you should avoid saying passive-aggressive things. Even if you’re feeling frustrated, it’s important(…)

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Four Things That Will Cause Your Coworkers to Question Whether You’re Actually Good at Your Job

Four Things That Will Cause Your Coworkers to Question Whether You’re Actually Good at Your Job

You work hard at your job. You want to be productive and effective. And in order to be productive and effective, it’s important for your manager and coworkers to have confidence in your work, and trust you to get it done right. But according to author John Brandon, there are four mistakes that you can(…)

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The Benefits of Having Both Optimists and Pessimists on Your Team

The Benefits of Having Both Optimists and Pessimists on Your Team

Optimists are positive, upbeat, and enthusiastic. Pessimists are realistic, cautious, and somewhat negative. Optimists are full of ideas. Pessimists tend to oppose new ideas because they focus on all of the bad things that could happen if those ideas were put into practice. Thus, this can sometimes lead to conflict at work. On a team(…)

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