122 Ways to Build Teams

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Corwin Press, Apr 5, 2007 - Business & Economics - 234 pages
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This second edition offers a wealth of practical strategies for building teams by developing trust, establishing a team mission, leading and managing team meetings, and celebrating successes. An easy-to-use format allows leaders to choose from over 100 strategies to meet a team s specific needs and effectively advance the team s work. In addition, the author offers techniques to use when encountering the resistance that sometimes surfaces during team building. The updated edition includes two comprehensive new chapters one on developing agendas for team meetings and one on using processes to solve problems.
 

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Contents

Trust Building
9
Mission Making
23
Up Up and Away
24
13 Keep It Simple
25
14 Lets Get Graphic
26
15 Lets Use Our Senses
27
16 A Penny for Your Thoughts
28
17 Whats a Team to Do?
29
68 Preventive Medicine
104
70 These Are a Must
105
72 Can You Take the Heat?
107
It Makes Me Want to Shout
109
73 The Meeting of the Future
110
74 Its Simply Got to Be There
111
Creating Agendas
113
Whats Up Doc?
117

Lets Do It Together
30
18 What Am I Living For?
31
19 Top Five
32
20 Why Are We Here?
34
I Believe
35
21 Something of Value
36
22 Were Mission Bound and Down
38
23 Lets Get Critical
39
Discovering Leadership
41
It Takes Two to Tango
44
25 Leader Reflection
46
27 Sold to the Highest Bidder
47
28 Ive Been There
48
29 Big Book
49
30 Tell It Like It Is
50
A Great Visionary
51
31 Empower or Bust
52
32 Who Will It Be?
53
33 Do Your Homework
56
Establishing Roles and Responsibilities
59
Turn This Thing Around
61
35 Everybodys in the Act
62
36 FiveCard Draw
64
37 Youre Up
65
40 Slap a Role
66
High Hopes
67
41 My Momma Told Me Not to Brag But
68
42 Put It in the Job Description
69
43 Take a Letter
70
45 Door Number One Two or Three?
71
If They Could See Me Now
72
47 Go Fishing
73
48 You Get What You Expect
74
49 Thats What I Like
75
50 Grumble Grit and Groan
76
Code of Conduct
77
I Just Dropped In to See What Condition My Condition Was In
79
51 Play by the Rules
80
52 Survival on Mars
81
53 How Can I Help?
82
54 Problems? What Problems?
83
55 Metaphors or Bust
84
57 Why Should We?
87
58 Absolutely Necessary
89
60 Whats Happening?
90
61 Whats the Word?
91
62 Turning Wrongs Into Rights
92
63 Lets Do It Right
93
Managing Meetings
95
What Kind of Fool Am I?
97
64 Picture This
98
65 Stand and Be Counted
99
66 Its Been My Observation That
100
67 Where I Come From We
101
The Great Pretender
102
75 The Spotlight Is on You
118
76 Quick and Easy
119
77 Sealed With a Kiss
120
78 Put It in the Parking Lot
121
79 Lighten Up
122
80 Bingo Boogie
123
Out to Lunch
124
81 Which Number Will It Be?
125
82 Whats a Keeper?
134
83 This Is Our Final Answer
136
84 Whats It All About?
138
Using Process
141
World War III
143
85 Positives and Negatives
144
86 Whats the Focus?
145
87 Report Card
146
88 Action Plan
147
Me Too
149
89 Its a Force Field
151
90 Lets Map It Out
153
91 Lets Have a Discussion
155
92 Going Fishing
157
93 A Comprehensive Action Plan
159
Oops
161
94 Whats Your Concern?
163
95 King or Queen for a Day
165
96 What Hat Are You Wearing?
166
97 The Big 10
167
Giving and Receiving Feedback
177
I Really Dont Want to Know
179
98 Reflective Questions
180
99 PCI
182
101 Support Me
184
The First Cut Is the Deepest
185
102 LikedDidnt Like
186
103 How Productive Were We?
187
104 How Helpful Was I?
189
Im on the Outside Looking In
193
107 Portrait of Myself
194
110 Hopes and Concerns
197
112 Recipe for a Successful Team
199
Celebrating Successes
203
CelebrationCome On
205
113 Things We HaveHavent Done
206
114 Quick and Easy
207
115 Graffiti Board
208
117 Teammate of the Month
209
118 Sing a Song
210
119 Spotlight Team of the Month
211
Twist and Shout
212
121 The Best Award Ever
213
122 Everyones Involved
214
Resisters You Will See
217
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Carol Scearce is president of Enlightening Enterprises and a professional educational consultant who has taught K–12 general education and special education classes, served as director of staff development for a large school district, and also taught at the university level. Scearce has received the Outstanding Special Educator of the Year award and has been nominated for Who's Who In Education and Who's Who In Staff Development. She is a regular presenter at national conferences for ASCD, NSDC, the Brain Expo, the Council for Exceptional Children, and Title I schools, and has conducted over a 1,000 workshops.

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