Happiness makes the world go ‘round – but let’s face it, you need those cheery team members to perform damn well, too. So how the heck do you manage the perfect balance of good cop *and* productive workplace? Here’s how to finally build a positive team culture that drives performance with invaluable people and culture skills that truly deliver.
Ahhh, team building in the workplace.
Before you begin preparations for a human knot, reciting your ‘Darren Donuts’ or rolling out the ping pong table – hear me out.
As a Business Psychologist, I completely understand the struggles that come with developing groups of people that are equal parts happy and high-performing. After all, creating a positive team culture goes hand in hand with creating high-performing teams. But for many, achieving the perfect balance can be trickier than the ‘human chair’ exercise when someone steps aside at the last minute. #ouch
Here, we’ll unravel why current attempts may have flopped, as well as new, actionable steps you can take to make moving forward with a happy and high-performing team easy.