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Playing Nice in the Sandbox of   Life: Working on a Team
@#?$*!%
If Teamwork skills are gained by     simply being on teams, then we should all be experts!
Types of Teams                    Circle of   Families                    Friends                Sport            Clubs   ...
DefinitionTeams are groups of people placed together touse the strengths and talents of each person to        solve proble...
What’s in a Name?Foster a True Sense of Team Spirit
Three Main IngredientsInterpersonal SkillsDecision-Making SkillsTeam Management
Interpersonal Skills
Take Responsibility
Barriers to Success  Personal Insecurity
Barriers to Success  Noncommunication
Barriers to Success   Afraid to Change
Barriers to SuccessUnhealthy Competitiveness
Interpersonal SkillsFunctional Conflict  Dysfunctional             Conflict
Interaction Styles                   AvoidersCompromisers         TRUE       Accommodators                COLLABORATION   ...
Idea KillIt won’t workWe’re not ready for thatIt isn’t practicalIt’s already been doneThat’s just plain stupid!
LCS Systemis for likesis for concernsis for suggestions
Groupthinkhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TS7P-eo-COo
Decision Making SkillsWait              Think            Try                  Resolution   • Identify        • Think      ...
Consensus
Gilligan’s Island
Take Me To Your Leader!Facilitator and Driving ForceCheerleader for the TeamEngage Team MembersKeep Team Organized and On-...
Team Members
Team InventoryStrength            WeaknessDecision Making     Motivating othersAnalytic            PatienceCreative       ...
Your InventoryStrength         Weakness
Great Traits of Effective Teams
Great Traits of Effective Teams
Great Traits of Effective Teams
Great Traits of Effective Teams
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When your supervisor assigns you to be on a team to implement a new project does your heart begin to pound, do you feel a sense of dread wash over you? If so, this session is for you! Learn how to be a better team player in your library, on a committee, in sports, or as a family! Face your insecurities, eliminate unhealthy competitiveness, improve your communication skills, and overcome your fear of change.

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Playing nice in the sandbox of life working on a team slides

  1. 1. Playing Nice in the Sandbox of Life: Working on a Team
  2. 2. @#?$*!%
  3. 3. If Teamwork skills are gained by simply being on teams, then we should all be experts!
  4. 4. Types of Teams Circle of Families Friends Sport Clubs GroupsProfessional WorkAssociations Groups
  5. 5. DefinitionTeams are groups of people placed together touse the strengths and talents of each person to solve problems or reach a goal. Therefore, a team is only successful if everyone participates.
  6. 6. What’s in a Name?Foster a True Sense of Team Spirit
  7. 7. Three Main IngredientsInterpersonal SkillsDecision-Making SkillsTeam Management
  8. 8. Interpersonal Skills
  9. 9. Take Responsibility
  10. 10. Barriers to Success Personal Insecurity
  11. 11. Barriers to Success Noncommunication
  12. 12. Barriers to Success Afraid to Change
  13. 13. Barriers to SuccessUnhealthy Competitiveness
  14. 14. Interpersonal SkillsFunctional Conflict Dysfunctional Conflict
  15. 15. Interaction Styles AvoidersCompromisers TRUE Accommodators COLLABORATION Competers
  16. 16. Idea KillIt won’t workWe’re not ready for thatIt isn’t practicalIt’s already been doneThat’s just plain stupid!
  17. 17. LCS Systemis for likesis for concernsis for suggestions
  18. 18. Groupthinkhttp://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TS7P-eo-COo
  19. 19. Decision Making SkillsWait Think Try Resolution • Identify • Think • Choosing • Has the the about a solution Problem problem solutions and Been • Brain- trying it Solved? storming out.
  20. 20. Consensus
  21. 21. Gilligan’s Island
  22. 22. Take Me To Your Leader!Facilitator and Driving ForceCheerleader for the TeamEngage Team MembersKeep Team Organized and On-TaskMeeting Deadlines
  23. 23. Team Members
  24. 24. Team InventoryStrength WeaknessDecision Making Motivating othersAnalytic PatienceCreative Short Attention SpanMeeting DeadlinesEvaluationMulti-taskingBudgeting
  25. 25. Your InventoryStrength Weakness
  26. 26. Great Traits of Effective Teams
  27. 27. Great Traits of Effective Teams
  28. 28. Great Traits of Effective Teams
  29. 29. Great Traits of Effective Teams

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