The following ten (10) practicable statements of value can influence the performance of any team, if applied.
Talents are wasted when they are misdirected. A proper use of talents is as good as discovering a talent.
Every team should be positioned in a way that encourages and rewards high quality imagination. Likewise, continuous learning is paramount to every successful endeavor, including the effectiveness of a team.
Kind treatment of team players fosters unity and improves productivity among them.
When team members realize that they are valued, they perform at the best of their ability.
Every team member is an asset to the team. They must endeavor to be one, using their innate talents to drive their team forward.
No one wants to work with people that they cannot trust. People will not go with you unless they can get along with you. Team members and leaders must prove to be trustworthy. The key is aligning our actions with our words!
To effectively pass your idea across, you need to master the art of active listening. This goes beyond merely paying attention to a conversation; it involves real involvement in the discussion. When you actively listen, you learn more! When in a debate, listen to understand so as to be able to respond appropriately.
In a team, people are not always on the same level of life achievement. Envy shouldn’t come in the way of team play; it destroys unity and hinders progress. Envy is a toxic quality.
Everyone we meet has something to teach us. This includes our teammates. Once a man is done learning, he is done growing. When we really open our heart to learn from them, our horizon expands!
When interpersonal strain arises in a team, a quality that can help solve the problem is humility. Apologizing when clearly on the wrong in no way makes one an inferior person. It only proves a high level of maturity. It is strength! It’s a product of humility.