TRIPLE III TIME: “Teaming”

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First Robotics 2015 via nasa.gov

Over the last few months…although I didn’t really realize it…the importance of Teaming has been a center point in my world-of-work.  By Teaming I mean the different activities and responsibilities that are critical when you are involved with a group of people and challenged to achieve some form of progressive objective.

Well as I took a closer look at the concept of Teaming and then how different each experience can be every day…I decided to share a high value TOP 10 list of Teaming considerations:

  1. Understanding that PARTICIPATION is a requirement in quality Teaming.
  2. Make a promise to yourself that you will LEARN SOMETHING SPECIAL from each Teaming member.
  3. Think in advance of each Teaming session on how you will CONTRIBUTE to progress.
  4. Consider the Teaming time as an opportunity to SHARE LEADERSHIP of session facilitation.
  5. Do not assume the details…ASK QUESTIONS to maintain Teaming clarity and understanding of objectives.
  6. Appropriately DISALLOW HIDING PLACES for Teaming members to avoid getting and staying involved.
  7. Establish a Teaming culture where all related IDEAS should be put-on-the-table.
  8. Even if the Teaming topics are difficult and challenging…HAVE FUN in building the best solution possible.
  9. Create a unique sense of MOMENTUM to assist in keeping the Teaming actions continually moving forward.
  10. Finally appreciate the Teaming opportunity to find that ALWAYS A BETTER WAY..for your Team, your organization and maybe even for you!

I hope individual items from the list or the entire list helps you and your team-mates find success.

About Inspiring Innovations, Inc.

Marv Pichla is currently the owner and Creative Advisor for his own small business, Inspiring Innovations, Inc. Sharing his unique experience with entrepreneurship and innovation in public service, Marv consults with public and private business, education, and community organizations to develop new and different problem solving methods through real-life example-based learning. Prior to starting-up Inspiring Innovations, Inc. Marv served as Executive Director for Thumb Area Michigan Works! As Executive Director, Marv used public sector innovation as his guide for the organizations regional career development, employment service, education and strategic planning initiatives. Finally, Marv was raised on a farm in the Thumb Area of Michigan where he claims he received the education principles he values most. However, he obtained his Bachelors and Masters Degrees from Center Michigan University in Public Administration and eventually his Ph.D. from Capella University in Minnesota. Marv can be reached at: mpichla@inspiringinnovationsllc.com

Posted on May 4, 2018, in Triple III. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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