Considering Team Building? Here’s How To Prepare Your Employees
Team building helps team members see each other in a different way by opening up new ways of connecting and communicating — something that can be highly beneficial when working on tough problems in a work setting.
The idea of team building can raise a lot of anxiety for people who are used to interacting with their colleagues one type of way on a daily basis. What can leaders do to mitigate this feeling when bringing on a coach for team building? Eight members of Forbes Coaches Council explain below.
Let Them Know You Are Investing In Them And Their Future
Negate any negative feelings about there being problems. Instead, communicate that this is a personal investment in them and their future. Unpack how leveraging a coach creates a smoother work environment and greater success for everyone. If you show why it is in their best interest, not the company’s, you will see the change you are looking for. – Jen Kelchner
This article has a mention by Jen Kelchner or is authored by Jen Kelchner and was originally posted on Forbes.com. Jen Kelchner is a founding member of the Forbes Coaches Council and frequently writes on leadership and the workplace.