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Want to build a powerful team? Three tips for fostering team engagement and increasing contentment.
As a team designer, you know that the success of your team depends on factors like trust and communication. Without trust, team members will feel less encouraged to communicate and contribute, and project-based work will progress fitfully. Luckily, there are simple steps you can take to increase your team’s contentment.
Amp up your team building with these three tips.
1. Start with a warm welcome. It’s important for new team members to feel recognized and welcomed in their new roles. Having a meeting where everyone can get to know each other and where expectations are established will unite your team and help the new person feel welcome.
2. Develop trust and cooperation. A great way to do this is to provide an opportunity for team members to come together and tackle a quick and simple task. This will help individuals see the value in their fellow team members and trust that they will have their support on future projects.
3. Create an environment of safe communication. It is essential for team members to feel like their ideas and contributions are heard and appreciated. Foster an environment that encourages idea-sharing and collaboration.
Have you used any of these tips with your own team? How do you encourage team engagement and healthy team relationships?