Category Archives: Workplace Conditions

Stories: Prioritizing Time for Building Trust

What does it make possible when people who work together know each other as whole people? That question led off this post about creating supportive, joyful teams. It also kicked off a whole series of posts in our weekly eJournal, with practice exercises for getting to know each other. Here’s the thing, though: All the…

Creating Effective, Joyful Work Teams

What does it make possible when people who work together know each other as whole people? For starters, knowing each other is a prerequisite for trust. And respect. And caring. And having each other’s back. So then, what is the worst that could happen if people who work together do not know each other as…

Workplace Teams: People Bringing Out the Best in Each Other

The first few weeks at a new job or with a new team can be stressful. Individuals are assigned work based on their job titles. From there, team members are expected to figure out how to work well together. And as all of us have experienced at some point in our careers, “working well together”…