3 Tips for Assembling a Cohesive, High-Performing Team

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team building tips In the fast-paced world of business, the most impactful teams are those that are made up of individuals with separate strengths, talents, and aptitudes who work together toward a common goal. As simplistic as this idea seems, assembling a winning team is more than randomly collecting a few people and giving them an assignment.

Putting Yourself in Positions of Power

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According to the American Psychological Association, a feeling of powerlessness is a universal cause of work-related stress. Too much responsibility coupled with too little authority is often a recipe for powerlessness’s cousins: helplessness and hopelessness. How, then, do you counteract external factors that you have little control over and regain power and influence at work?

The Power of We: Support & Empowerment Through Mentoring

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Competition, ambition and adventure are attributes that are defining the 21st century. There is an urge enshrined in individuals to better themselves, and this is where mentorship comes in handy. Mentorship seeks to address this urge by providing the support, coaching and encouragement that people need to manage their learning.