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The Complete Idiot's Guide to Team Building by Arthur Pell

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Chapter 16[image] Different Strokes for Different Folks

In This Chapter
  • Motivating members, motivating the team
  • Recognizing team members’ achievements
  • Techniques of praising
  • Keeping up the team’s enthusiasm
  • Competition: teams vs. teams

If you’re a team leader, your chief job is to meld your team members into a cohesive group and work with them to develop within themselves that inner motivation to accomplish the team’s goals.

It starts by taking the time to get to know the team members as individuals. Team members are humans, not robots, each with his or her own strengths and weaknesses, personal agenda, and style of working. Learning and understanding each team ...

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