#Leadership #Tip of the Day – Teamwork

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Maximize your team’s talents with today’s leadership development tip!

Follow these points to build high performance teams: 1) Establish a common vision 2) Emphasize the importance of team trust 3) Ensure your team has the collective capacity to get the job done by maximizing individual potential 4) Keep meetings and operations running smoothly and efficiently.

Leadership Quote of the Day:

Coming together is a beginning.
Keeping together is progress.
Working together is success. – Henry Ford

The Hard Science of Team Work – Alex “Sandy” Pentland – HBR Blogs

Leadership Book of the Day:

Team Building: Proven Strategies for Improving Team Performance – W. Gibb Dyer Jr., Jeffrey H. Dyer, William G. Dyer

From the Book: Now in its fifth edition, Team Building is a classic in the field of organization development. In this new edition, the authors strengthen the Four Cs framework that was introduced in the fourth edition and add a wealth of new illustrative examples, a chapter on the challenges of managing cross-functional teams, and a chapter on leading innovative teams in a competitive environment. To complement the text, the authors have developed two online assessments: one designed for use in the classroom with student teams and one designed for teams within organizations.

Leadership Video of the Day:

Here is an interesting video that illustrates the importance of teamwork using ants.

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