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10 Minute Guide to Motivating People by Nancy Stevenson

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Lesson 5. Go Team!

In this lesson, you learn the importance of team spirit in motivating employees.

This chapter concerns one of the most overused motivational strategies in business today: team building. So many people are talking the talk of team building without really building a team-oriented workplace that it has left employees somewhat dubious. How can you breathe fresh life into a technique that many employees have come to discount and even dread?

First, you have to remember that the basic concept of teamwork, fueled by the driving force of leadership, is a sound one. You simply have to understand how to make teamwork become more than just a label among your workgroup. Once you really understand how team building works, you can use some ...

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