HOW CAN A GROUP HAVE TEAM SPIRIT?
Team work is an essential element if you are working in any field. It is a mechanism by which your strengths complement the shortcoming of other team members in order to achieve the common goal. The power of being one has tremendous advantage to overcome big hurdles in any task. This is a trait which has the ability to attain success in any Endeavour but at same time its absence can make things fall like house of cards.
Team work comes into picture when everyone has a common goal. The motivation to achieve the Goals comes through Team Spirit which keeps the fire burning inside the heart and mind of every team member. You can be a part of team but it holds no meaning till the time you demonstrate the spirit which is required to achieve the common goal. Two or more can always be a team if there is a burning spirit to help and be part of common cause.
10 WAYS TO PROMOTE TEAM SPIRIT WITHIN YOUR GROUP
1) Give Good Name T*o* Teams
This is very important and the core tool. Teams need a name; they need an identity to which they can relate to. Major brands like Coca-cola and Pepsi have created an image in minds of people and everyone relates to them very well. In same manner you need to give an image to the team to which they can relate to. Name like Alpha, Romeo, Alligators, Roaring Tigers are just few names which we have used in past. When used in a sporting spirit these names gives team members something to look upon and feel proud of in tough situations.
*2) Help Them Define Their *Ultimate Selling Proposition (*USP*)
Once the name has been given it becomes natural for teams to realize and define their Ultimate Selling Proposition (USP). You can have a team which is very good in execution while there can be other which is good in research. An ideal mix promotes a habit and confidence with which they go for a kill. This helps you as a member and manager too for allocating work for best productivity...