Join Todd Dewett for an in-depth discussion in this video Using team members' life events to build camaraderie, part of Managing Teams.
I know that you feel you already spend enough time each week with your …colleagues and employees. So, the idea of socializing outside of …work might not be appealing. I understand. …However, in small thoughtful amounts, once in a while, socializing outside of …work can pay big dividends. Recall our discussions about …authenticity, and what it means to be real and human as opposed to only being …the competent boss. The more you all know eachother as people. …The better the team will function. There are three main types of …extracurricular socializing. Things you might do purely for fun, …charity related events and team building events.…
First, don't forget that it is okay to simply do things for fun once in awhile. …Consider these examples, laser tag, paintball, bowling, going to sporting …events, happy hour, or even going to see a movie. …Next up are charity-related events. There are so many great nonprofits and …charity organizations that there's always a fun social even to try. …These include things such as walks and runs, repairing or building homes or …
- Building initial rapport
- Signaling fairness and integrity
- Communicating proactively
- Facilitating efficient meetings
- Using your authority effectively