How To Be A Better Team Contributor

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How To Be A Better Team Contributor

  1. 1. Only those who have learned the  Only those who have learned the power of sincere and selfless  contribution experience life's  deepest joy: true fulfillment.  deepest joy: true fulfillment Tony Robbins
  2. 2. Courage is the only key is the only key  for better contribution
  3. 3. More and more often,  employees are expected to  employees are expected to contribute to the performance  and success of their work teams. 
  4. 4. While it sounds great on paper, it  While it sounds great on paper it isn't all that easy to work in a team,  since often team members are  different in style, attitude,  different in style attitude commitment and work ethic. 
  5. 5. If you are a work team member,  p g supervise, manage or lead a team, take a  good look at these tips and hints which  will make it easier for team members to  will make it easier for team members to contribute more productively to their  teams, and decrease friction among  teams and decrease friction among team members. 
  6. 6. Stay tuned to the Teamwork File
  7. 7. Stop The  Blaming Cycle
  8. 8. Stop The Blaming Cycle St Th Bl i C l Often teams get bogged down in  blaming members when things  go wrong.  go wrong
  9. 9. Stop The Blaming Cycle St Th Bl i C l As a team member you can do  two things to stop this wasteful  and destructive team behavior.  and destructive team behavior
  10. 10. Stop The Blaming Cycle St Th Bl i C l First, eliminate blaming language  First eliminate blaming language you may use.
  11. 11. Stop The Blaming Cycle St Th Bl i C l Replace blaming and finger‐ pointing comments or questions  pointing comments or questions with a focus on solving problems,  or preventing problems. 
  12. 12. Stop The Blaming Cycle St Th Bl i C l Second, if other team members  get into the blaming cycle, step  get into the blaming cycle step in and "turn" the conversation  back to a constructive approach. 
  13. 13. Stop The Blaming Cycle St Th Bl i C l For example, here's a good phrase: "Ok,  l h ' d h " k maybe we could save some time here by  trying to ensure that the problem  doesn't happen again, so what can we  pp g , do to prevent it next time?”
  14. 14. Focus On The  Present And  Future
  15. 15. Focus On The Present And  Focus On The Present And Future This is related to the blaming cycle.  This is related to the blaming cycle
  16. 16. Focus On The Present And  Focus On The Present And Future Don't dwell on the past. Use the past  (successes and team failures) to help the  (successes and team failures) to help the team determine where they need to go  to improve.  t i
  17. 17. Focus On The Present And  Focus On The Present And Future You can't change the past 
  18. 18. Focus On The Present And  Focus On The Present And Future you can only use it to learn from.
  19. 19. Stop Back Channel  Stop Back Channel Talk
  20. 20. Stop Back Channel Talk Stop Back Channel Talk Talking about a team member in private  with another team members usually  involves a blaming process.  gp
  21. 21. Stop Back Channel Talk Stop Back Channel Talk While sometimes it's good to went  frustration about a fellow team mate,  frustration about a fellow team mate you shouldn't be doing it within the  team. 
  22. 22. Stop Back Channel Talk Stop Back Channel Talk It's counter productive, and harmful.  Stop doing it unless you have a specific,  constructive reason for doing so. g
  23. 23. Personal  Responsibility
  24. 24. Personal Responsibility Personal Responsibility Take responsibility for your behavior and  the results that your team produces, but  NOT the behavior of your team mates.  y
  25. 25. Personal Responsibility Personal Responsibility Take responsibility for your behavior and  the results that your team produces, but  NOT the behavior of your team mates.  y
  26. 26. Personal Responsibility Personal Responsibility When you take responsibility for another  member s actions, you will tend to want  member's actions you will tend to want to change your team mate, something  that often creates dissension. th t ft t di i
  27. 27. Personal Responsibility Personal Responsibility Finally, focus on YOUR contributions.  Finally focus on YOUR contributions
  28. 28. Personal Responsibility Personal Responsibility Don't spend your time thinking about or  telling team mates what THEY should be  doing for the team.  g
  29. 29. Personal Responsibility Personal Responsibility Think about what you can contribute,  and how you can contribute more  effectively.  y
  30. 30. Personal Responsibility Personal Responsibility Then do it. For example, if you have a  great suggestion, don t dump it in the  great suggestion don't dump it in the group with the expectation that  someone else will implement it.  l ill i l t it
  31. 31. Personal Responsibility Personal Responsibility You offer to do it...after all it s your  You offer to do it after all it's your suggestion.
  32. 32. Thank you,  Th k www.amirsaiftaz.blogspot.com amirsaiftaz@gmail.com

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