In this video, Lisa and Elizabeth share three ways a team mindset can help you, even when you don't have a formal team, including 1) engagement; 2)support; and 3) opportunity.
- Why should you develop a team mindset…when you're not in charge of a formal team?…Even without a team reporting to you,…a team mindset can help you in three different ways.…Engagement, support, and opportunity.…And through analyzing brain scans,…researchers have found that cooperation…activates two big areas in our brain…that are rich in neurons able to respond to dopamine.…Dopamine is that same chemical found…when we eating a great meal or looking at a pretty face…or even getting a compliment.…
And contrary to what our political landscape may lead…you to believe, humans are actually hard-wired to get along.…Our survival depends on it.…We are not a species that thrives…on the individual level, and for thousands of years,…we've depended on each other to find food,…build roads, and raise the next generation of people.…It's good news for you as an informal leader.…When you're developing that team mindset,…you'll be working with our natural instincts…and not against them.…
We need naturally want to be connected and cooperative,…
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- Name three ways that you can add value to a meeting.
- Recognize the benefits of including emotional impact in your stories.
- Explain how developing a team mindset can increase efficiency and productivity.
- Identify an easy way to reinforce expectations.
- Determine when it is necessary to tell your boss about a mistake made by a peer.
- Recall the most important benefit of punctuality.