Knowing Your Team to Increase Team Engagement at Work
Beyond the scope of your teammates’ roles, skills, and responsibilities at work, how much do you know about them? And should you care? Yes, if you want to increase team engagement at work.
If you care about your team performing at its peak, you should want to know more about your teammates — both personally and professionally. The more you can learn about their perspectives and experiences, what they like to do, and what they do well, the better the connections you can make. And we know that making meaningful connections is a proven way to build trust and increase team engagement at work.
Two Foundational Factors of High Performance Teams
Assuming high levels of strategic clarity regarding team goals, roles, and success metrics, there are two additional drivers of high performing teams:
How to Build Commitments to Each Other and to Team Success
Here are three ways you can begin the conversation that will deepen your understanding of who, at their core, is on your team. Ask your team members to:
The Bottom Line
High performance teams are highly engaged teams. Their members work together to create something special and are excited to do so. They are committed to their individual and collective success. Can you say that your team has reached this level of engagement and performance?
To begin to increase team engagement at work, download Sample Team Charter Template
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