6 savvy ways to biz-bond at workplace
Build sound cross-functional teams:
The focus here should be on getting onboard best available combination of talent, skills. Rather just pouring in people from diverse disciplines. Better with trend analysis done. Filter select those with proven track and maturity records. Maturity because many times businesses fall apart not due to stunted knowledge as much due to lack of maturity on behalf of suppliers or the clients. Businesses run on emotional fitness.
TED video: https://www.ted.com/speakers/matt_weinstein
Working in teams:
Work in groups and teams. A 3 TO 5 WORDED LINE. But a large challenge to meet the eye. The adage birds of feather flock together should not deter your from being a unified team of diversity. No caste, creed, belief or geographical location should be able to weaken your team spirit. Working ,surviving rough seas and striking WIN-WIN situations for your and your clients should be a major go-to.
Conflicts are a basket of perks in disguise. Hot on the exterior rewarding to the interior. They join more than break. They teach more than breach. They help us to scale our overall outreach. Use my Value to Impact theme than Cost to Benefit.
Agree to disagree:
Be true and dont hesitate to call a spade a spade while at work, Friendships and weak links not to be entertained here. The fate of your cream project might be decided by your emotional resilience at this crucial moment. A wrong move just to please a colleague may lead to a product quality deviation.This can disrupt your company sales and subsequent financial turmoil. Ultimately impacts all the players.
Bond over breaks:
Dissolve the difference few minutes ago at work.This is time to gel, bond and exchange some self-care tips. This all has gained prominence after COVID-19 pandemic fanned its venom at us all around the globe. The factor of human and inter-personal care has started permeating after several years of USE and THROW bent of mind. Exchange of latest wisdom tips from Warren Buffet or Sundar Pichai ( reward efforts, not outcomes ) can for sure add more antioxidant to your coffee. Coffee is simple, so are they.
Rest and Recovery:
Design a good and well to do rest and recovery program for your leading teams. Apt work and life balance schedule .Get them free awareness and practice sessions on wellness, mindfulness. Soft skills are here to play and stay.
Let elderly retirees/freelancers render piece of their wise advice. Assign specific micro-sessions if this works with perks such as sponsored luncheons or supper in a uptown hub.Help engage beyond surface thought processes.
Conclusion: Let me know your thoughts.