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  • Reflecting on Identity and Diversity

    Respect for, and responsiveness to, individual differences are critical to developing and maintaining effective relationships in the workplace. This activity helps participants reflect on those factors that have shaped their personal identity (reinforcing the M.E.E.T. Model).

    #81 ID:1434 Topic: Diversity Learning Path: Diversity, Inclusion & Respect Type: Activities Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Inclusion, Discussion Trigger, Training Support, Culture Commitment, Retention Aid
  • So Many Choices, So Much at Stake: Choosing the Right Training Resource for Your Organization
    #82 ID:722 Topic: Management Learning Path: Leadership Type: Activities Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Change, Leadership, Discussion Trigger
  • Summary of M.E.E.T.™ in Action

    We need to be aware of generational differences and ways to work successfully in a multi-generational workplace. The M.E.E.T.™ model helps us communicate effectively and build a respect-filled workplace where people of all generations can do their best work.

    #83 ID:1438 Topic: Inclusion Learning Path: Diversity, Inclusion & Respect Type: Activities Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Communication, Diversity, Discussion Trigger, Training Support, Retention Aid, Generational Challenges
  • Team Spark: Adapt to Collaborate

    In today’s work environment, finding the time to explore teamwork issues is not easy. This activity is designed to provide quick 10-15 minute team discussions the power of collaboration among projects and teams.

    #84 ID:1564 Topic: Collaboration Learning Path: Personal Performance Type: Activities Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Team Builder, Discussion Trigger, Teamwork
  • Team Spark: Adapt to Encourage Growth

    Adaptive communication is a skill that is also critical to organizational growth. Keeping something the same just “because this is the way we have always done it” hinders an organization from innovating and progressing. Adaptation taps into employee skill sets and allows people to utilize their diversity to improve upon old “songs”, making a new version that supports growth.

    #85 ID:1579 Topic: Communication Learning Path: Personal Performance Type: Activities Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Discussion Trigger, Team Builder or Retention Aid, Teamwork
  • Team Spark: Be Open to How Work Gets Done

    Being open and flexible about how work gets done, especially on diverse teams with many different perspectives, invites healthy collaboration and the collective pull of the entire team towards the end goal.

    #86 ID:1565 Topic: Teamwork Learning Path: Personal Performance Type: Activities Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Team Builder, Discussion Trigger, Collaboration
  • Team Spark: Cheer on Collaboration

    An outside energetic and supportive cheerleader can prove essential to the success of the team by offering words of encouragement, and if needed, expertise, suggestions, or technical support.

    #87 ID:1566 Topic: Collaboration Learning Path: Personal Performance Type: Activities Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Interpersonal Skills, Team Builder, Discussion Trigger, Teamwork
  • Team Spark: Collaborate Outside Of Your Team

    By collaborating with someone outside of their team, employees bring a broader view to their work. With a more diverse perspective, new insights are gained and the chances of success are increased.

    #88 ID:1567 Topic: Teamwork Learning Path: Personal Performance Type: Activities Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Interpersonal Skills, Team Builder, Discussion Trigger, Collaboration
  • Team Spark: Collaboration with Skill

    Courting a business partner from a different country or cultural background may require research on their cultural views on business relationships, developing trust, negotiation, and communication styles.

    #89 ID:1568 Topic: Collaboration Learning Path: Personal Performance Type: Activities Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Interpersonal Skills, Team Builder, Discussion Trigger, Teamwork
  • Team Spark: Compromise For A Common Goal

    Compromise during collaboration can create the strongest and most compelling outcomes when working on teams, projects, and organizational challenges. The best results come from everyone being willing to compromise in order to achieve the end result.

    #90 ID:1569 Topic: Teamwork Learning Path: Personal Performance Type: Activities Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Team Builder, Discussion Trigger, Collaboration
  • Team Spark: Craft Your Message With Purpose

    Communication across differences is often done in a similar fashion. However, taking time to think about who, when, and how a message will be received allows the sender to craft a much more effective message that will produce much better results.

    #91 ID:1582 Topic: Communication Learning Path: Personal Performance Type: Activities Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Interpersonal Skills, Team Builder, Discussion Trigger, Teamwork
  • Team Spark: Create Structure to Help Bridge Barriers

    The lack of face-to-face interaction reduces the team’s ability to adjust and adapt as quickly as a team that is located all at one site. In situations like this, having a clearly defined structure detailing everyone’s role and responsibilities is a key to success.

    #92 ID:1583 Topic: Communication Learning Path: Personal Performance Type: Activities Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Interpersonal Skills, Team Builder, Discussion Trigger, Teamwork
  • Team Spark: Cross-Pollinate to Spark Innovation

    Within companies and teams, employees have the important role of sharing ideas between groups, departments, and teams. This “cross-pollination” of ideas helps to unlock the inherent creativity and innovation that lies within a company, but may need a spark from another source to bring it to life.

    #93 ID:1584 Topic: Communication Learning Path: Personal Performance Type: Activities Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Interpersonal Skills, Team Builder, Discussion Trigger, Teamwork
  • Team Spark: Cultivate a Collective Instinct

    Collective effort can result in outcomes that are impossible when attempted as an individual. When working collectively with people from diverse backgrounds, we have an even greater pool of resources and expertise with which to successfully navigate times of great challenge.

    #94 ID:1570 Topic: Teamwork Learning Path: Personal Performance Type: Activities Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Team Builder, Discussion Trigger, Collaboration
  • Team Spark: Find the Common Beat

    Similar to a band with many different instruments playing together, a diverse team consists of many different personalities working together. While this diversity allows for innovation and creativity, it also makes it more difficult for team members to keep the same tempo. It is the role of the team member with the drummer personality to keep everyone communicating and completing tasks on time.

    #95 ID:1585 Topic: Communication Learning Path: Personal Performance Type: Activities Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Professionalism, Team Builder, Discussion Trigger, Teamwork
  • Team Spark: Honor Unique Contributions

    The individual brilliance of an employee is not always realized until a group comes together to collaborate. Working with other employees on diverse teams helps each team member to tap into their creativity, often producing ground breaking products and services that could only be discovered through collaboration.

    #96 ID:1571 Topic: Collaboration Learning Path: Personal Performance Type: Activities Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Team Builder, Discussion Trigger, Teamwork
  • Team Spark: Invest Time to Build Trust

    When working on diverse teams, developing trust may take longer due to background differences and different views on what trust means and how it is earned. Building confidence helps to resolve communication issues that may impede team progress. A trusting team will be able to function as a cohesive unit when critical decisions have to be made.

    #97 ID:1572 Topic: Collaboration Learning Paths: Leadership, Personal Performance Type: Activities Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Team Builder, Discussion Trigger, Teamwork
  • Team Spark: Leverage Broad Expertise

    Like building a skyscraper, collaboration on large projects works best when you bring together a team with diverse areas of expertise. On-going and continuous collaboration among disciplines helps to ensure that your project achieves all of its goals when it is completed.

    #98 ID:1573 Topic: Collaboration Learning Path: Personal Performance Type: Activities Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Team Builder, Discussion Trigger, Teamwork
  • Team Spark: Mix Diverse Personalities

    When combined haphazardly, people can clash instead of cohere, resulting in a “failed launch.” Creating a team comprised of diverse individuals may require a more careful balancing of components, but in the end provides the opportunity for brilliant results when done with careful thought and respect.

    #99 ID:1574 Topic: Teamwork Learning Path: Personal Performance Type: Activities Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Diversity, Team Builder, Discussion Trigger, Collaboration
  • Team Spark: Pay Attention To Nonverbal Communication

    While your colleagues in the workplace communicate both verbally and non-verbally, understanding how to interpret their nonverbal communication can be a great advantage. Keep in mind that the meaning behind body language and facial expressions may vary from culture to culture, so it is always good to check for understanding.

    #100 ID:1586 Topic: Communication Learning Path: Personal Performance Type: Activities Suggested Industry Usage: Healthcare, Industrial & Manufacturing, Office & General, Retail & Hospitality Other Topics: Interpersonal Skills, Team Builder, Discussion Trigger, Teamwork