Magazine Article | August 24, 2017

5 Ways To Bolster Your Team's Professional Development

Source: Retail Executive

By TammyLynne Jonas, Retail Executive

Motivation and inspiration are earned in drops and lost in buckets. Here are five key steps to keep your team on their toes.

Everyone wants to win. That’s what drives us to do well in the workplace or to root on our favorite sports team. We want to do our best, but we also hope that our best is better than everyone else’s best.

That mood turns sour once the team starts losing. Teammates start to snip at each other. People start to point fingers. Camaraderie among teammates turns hostile as the team starts to lose. Just like winning is a habit, so, too, is losing. Have you seen a losing team that tries so hard they actually get worse? They are so worried about making more mistakes that they lose their confidence and forget the elements that made them win in the first place.