Effectively working as a team member is an essential competence in the field of the organization. Universities are now incorporating team-based assignments in their graduate and undergraduate courses to help students prepare for the demands of team-based projects at work. If you’ve not had the chance to participate in a team-based project, there is a good chance high that you’ll be called upon in the near future for a team project. What are the best ways to present the most impressive impression at the time it’s due?
1. Build relationships and then communicate
– In and out of each interaction with colleagues at a relaxed level, then move to the level of business and leave the interaction at a casual level. Every now and then, be in a strictly casual conversation, and leave the business details out.
Seek out the most positive qualities in each other, and create a strong team around our strengths, the variety of our experiences and backgrounds, and be able to be funny with ourselves. Self-assured humor is an obvious sign of humility, strong character, and confidence in oneself.
Think about implementing an approach to team chartering when the team is involved in an effort lasting longer than 30 calendar days. I searched Google for “Team Charters” and got over 10,400,000 hits. There is a lot of information about this topic and the advantages of this tool.
2. Contribute and share your ideas
Volunteer to fill in the roles and tasks where you are skilled and have expertise.
Credit where credit is due.
Don’t forget to offer compliments, and make sure you are specific when you offer compliments.
– Help others team members when you can.
Show your appreciation and confidence to others in your team.
3. Accept responsibility, be accountable, and share the responsibility
• Commit yourself to the team’s mission by taking on the responsibility of contributing in a fair manner to the team’s initiative.
– Take responsibility for your obligations, ensuring that the tasks are completed on time and show excellent effort and pride in ownership.
Inform your team of your progress regularly.
4. Be open to the inputs of others and be open to communication
Encourage free-thinking and open discussions without devaluing the other colleague’s work.
Make sure that you take each team member seriously by listening attentively, thoroughly, and in a manner that is appropriate.
Show tolerance to teammates’ contributions.
Ask questions that clarify the situation to ensure the team members have a clear grasp of it.
It’s not a surprise that I’ve added communication in each of the preceding four points since communication among teammates is the primary responsibility that team members have in common.
– Communicate clearly and concisely and in a way that positively advances the team’s initiative.
Team-based initiatives are a great experience when the team members do their best to take on the task and take responsibility for one another. If you’ve not been involved as a team, you should consider some of the volunteering opportunities in our company and in our community. Learn skills as a member of a team that can be useful in all ways in your daily life.
Michael McCarty C.C.C.E, MBA
He. McCarty has a proven performance record in leadership positions of strategic importance for Fortune 500 corporations. He has been recognized as the top performer in the fields of large-scale operations management and strategic planning, as well as high-level project management as well as significant impact on profitability. Michael has been able to leverage his leadership capabilities to provide a sharp insight and direction, vision, and administrative assistance to financial services companies and information technology companies, as well as the automotive credit, insurance, and automotive industries. Michael has proved remarkably successful in turnaround and start-up situations.