INTRASPEC’s Teambuilding for the Negros Women for Tomorrow’s Foundation, Bacolod City
INTRASPEC Management Consultancy are known for its Teambuilding Programs. Every year quite a number of Teambuilding Programs to various companies. INTRASPEC also attends to various inquiries from its client companies on issues involving people or team effectiveness.
Outstanding Qualities of an Effective Team Player
Members make the team. Teams need strong team players to perform well. But what defines such people? I have outlined below Outstanding Qualities of an Effective Team Player.
They are Reliable
Every Team needs reliable team members. A reliable team members are those who gets work done and does his fair share work hard and meet commitments; follows through on assignments. You can count on “reliable people” to deliver good performance all the time, not just some of the time.
The way we communicate with others and with ourselves ultimately determines the quality of our lives. Anthony Robbins
Effective communication is the fuel that keeps the team moving. Teams need people who speak up and utter their views and ideas clearly, directly, honestly, and with respect for others and for the work of the team. Effective communicators also listens effectively. Good listeners are all important for teams to run effectively. Teams call for team players who can engage, understand, and consider ideas and points of persuasion from other people without debating and arguing every point. Such a team member also can receive criticism without reacting defensively.
Teambuilding for Merci Managers and Supervisors conducted by INTRASPEC
They Participate Actively
The team is a group which work together towards the achievement of a common goal. Good team players are active participants. They come prepared for team meetings and listen and speak up in discussions. They’re fully employed in the work of the team and do not sit passively on the sidelines. Team members who function as active participants take the initiative to help make things happen, and they volunteer for assignments. Their whole approach is can-do: “What contribution can I make to help the team achieve success?”
They Share Openly
Good team players share. They’re willing to share data, knowledge, and experience. They take the initiative to keep other team members informed. A lot of the communication within teams takes place informally. Beyond discussion at organized meetings, team members need to feel comfortable speaking with one another and passing along important word and information daily. Good team players are participating in this informal sharing. They keep other team members in the loop with information and expertise that helps get the job done and prevents surprises.
Teambuilding Workshop for the Negros Women for Tomorrow’s Foundation in Cebu City
They Cooperates and pitches in to facilitate
Cooperation is the thorough conviction that nobody can get there unless everybody gets there.Virginia Burden
Simple things become hard to perform at times without cooperation. Cooperation is the human activity of playing with others and working together to execute a task. Effective team players work this way by second nature. Good team players, despite differences they may have with other team members concerning style and perspective, figure out ways to work together to solve problems and get work done. They answer to requests for assistance and utilize up the initiative to offer help.
They are more flexible
Thus, flexibility, as displayed by water, is a sign of life. Rigidity, its opposite, is an indicator of death. Anthony Lawlor
Flexibility! Teams often deal with changing conditions — and often create changes themselves. Good team players roll with the licks; they adapt to ever-switching spots. Flexible, team members can debate different points of views and compromise when needed. He or she doesn’t hold rigidly to a point of view and debate it to end, especially when the team needs to go forward to reach a decision or get something done. Strong team players are firm in their thoughts yet open to what others have to offer — flexibility at its best.
Teambuilding for the scholars of Norwegian Ship Owners Association, Cebu City
They are committed
Strong team players like about their oeuvre, the team, and the team’s work. They show up every day with this forethought and commitment up front. They desire to make a good effort, and they want other team members to manage the same.
They are Solution-Oriented
Rich and successful people are solution-oriented; they expend their time and energy strategizing and planning the answers to challenges that come up, and creating systems to make sure that the problem doesn’t happen once more. T. Harv Eker
Teams, of course, deal with problems. Sometimes, it seems, that’s the whole reason why a team is created — to address problems. Good team players are willing to share with all sorts of troubles in a solutions-oriented way. They’re problem-solvers, not problem-dwellers, problem-blamers, or problem-avoiders. They don’t just rehash a problem the way problem-dwellers do. They don’t look for others to blame, as the blamers do. And they don’t put off dealing with issues, the way avoiders do. Team players get problems out in the open for treatment and then collaborate with others to discover resolutions and make action plans.
They are Relational
The most important single ingredient in the formula of success is knowing how to get along with people.Theodore Roosevelt
Team players treat fellow team members with good manners and consideration — not just some of the time but consistently. In addition, they show understanding and the appropriate support of other team members to help get the job done. They don’t set conditions on when they’ll furnish assistance, when they’ll choose to listen, and when they’ll share data. Good team players also have a sense of humor and know how to have fun (and all teams can employ a bit of both), but they don’t have fun at somebody else’s expense. Rather simply, effective team players deal with other people in a professional way.
Team participants who show commitment don’t come in whatever particular flair or personality. They don’t ask to be cheerleader types. In fact, they may even be soft-spoken, but they aren’t passive. They care about what the team is performing and they contribute to its success — without requiring a push. Team players with commitment look beyond their own piece of the work and worry about the team’s overall work. In the goal, their dedication is about winning — not in the sports sense of getting your opponent but about catching it.