The definition and nature of teams are changing which adds layers of complexity to building collaborational opportunities at work. Teams are no longer located just down the hall from one another. COVID has opened up the possibilities for more remote working. So many teams are composed of people physically sitting in the office and sprinkled with workers located globally.
Great work cultures realize the importance of acknowledging individuals who go above and beyond, but they also recognize that real magic happens when teams collaborate to find solutions and expand creative brainstorming.
If you need to create a more collaborative environment, try taking these three steps:
Trust breaks down silos between teams and builds an atmosphere based on safety. When employees feel safe, they are far more likely to connect with others and contribute in more meaningful ways. Allowing them to present ideas and enhance other’s ideas creates a synergy that breeds innovations.
On a scale of 1 to 10, how high is the trust meter running in your business?
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