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Tips for Teams

Tips for Teams

By Gloria Willis
Welcome to my podcast where I share short tips and examples for working more effectively with your team. You can reduce tension, conflict and limited production with a focus on building on team strengths.
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5 Simple Questions to Engage Employees
Engaging your employees need not be difficult. If you have a genuine interest and desire to know and understand your employees better. .asking these 5 Simple questions help you be a better supervisor and coach.
November 30, 2020
Hiring Top Talent
Learn from other successful companies things they did to attract top talent. A key point is about making a decision to do whatever we can to provide a company people will want to work for.
June 20, 2019
Solving Complex Problems at Work
Its been said that solving complex problems at work will be the main concern for employers in the future. The need for effective teamwork knowing the real issues and communicating about them is key. We are all responsible for positive outcomes. More transparency, questions and effective listening are clearly needed.
June 17, 2019
What is Employee Engagement Really?
Employee Engagement is about having employees that are committed to the goals of your company and do whatever it takes to accomplish these goals. It's also about companies that are genuinely interested in having their employees enjoy satisfaction in their work and being genuinely attuned to what's important to them.
June 17, 2019
Giving Feedback
Healthy communication begins with a trusting relationship. Employees feel supported in learning and developing new skills. Giving useful feedback is less about the person and more about the work that supports the company in growing where employees thrive.
June 17, 2019
Working Remotely as a Retention Tool
Having the option of working remotely is considered highly desirable for many people. If it is a possibility in your company setting up some structures in communication can help everyone to stay on track.
June 10, 2019
Communication keys for remote workers
Let's keep everyone engaged in team activity especially if we are working remotely.
May 20, 2019
Ways to Stand Out at Your Job!
In this episode Gloria makes 5 suggestions for ways you can stand out in your job... ways that make you feel better about your job! These are simple things you can do!
April 26, 2019
Stand out as a Great place to Work
This episode shares some ideas for being known as a Great place to work. Candidates want to know why they should choose your company. Show them! Demonstrate why you are proud of your company. This is a good way to get your employees involved!
April 09, 2019
Match or Mismatch?
This episode explains why new hires do not last: they felt mismatched to the organization. Gloria discusses 3 approaches to these hiring situations.
March 24, 2019
Standing Out...key points in creating a connection.
This episode gives practical points on how to stand out to a candidate. You can engage a person in a positive way from the very start and leave a very positive impression on them.
March 19, 2019
This podcast is about key aspects of retention. As you still down on what you have to offer and why someone would want to work with will begin an engaging process that leads to greater profits.
March 16, 2019
Employee Retention
Employee Retention is a hot topic. We need to look from the employees perspective of what are compelling reasons for people to make a commitment to your company. Treat people well.
March 14, 2019
Resolving Conflicts part 2
This podcast gives specific steps to resolving conflicts with others. You can resolve them by looking for places of agreement and taking action.
March 11, 2019
More on Resolving Conflicts
This podcast identifies key steps in resolving conflicts with others. Taking the important step of setting the appointment gets the ball rolling. Avoidance rarely works.
March 04, 2019
Create A Positive Platform for Employees
This episode provides clear directions on having positive dialogue with employees from day 1 of employment.
February 28, 2019
Getting Unstuck
This episode addresses 3 areas for moving forward....using pausing..acceptance...action as tools.
February 27, 2019
Focus focus focus
As we are clear about where we need to focus in our company....others can be on board with us with ideas and support. And if we can avoid distraction....we are on track for improved results.
February 07, 2019
3 Tips About "Energy"
As we become more aware of our energy and others...and make a choice about it....we are managing our life by focussing on those things that we want more of.
February 04, 2019
Being an Energy Master
You can change the energy in your company by first being aware of what it currently is and interjecting something that can be a genuine contribution and influencing others.
February 03, 2019
Meetings..They are Important
This podcast gives you a simple format for meeting with your team so everyone is on the same page.
February 01, 2019
Re-Align? How Do We Do That?
This episode will help you get the ball rolling again. Decide important is this?
January 29, 2019
Missing the Mark Aimed at Alignment
A practical real life example is shared providing a change that missed the Mark.
January 25, 2019
Horizontal Alignment
Horizontal alignment gives you information about your customers or public. Good communication is the key here. And secondly how are we delivering on those needs.
January 20, 2019
Are you Aligned Vertically?
Take a minute to assess your company using the idea of vertical alignment.
January 19, 2019
Alignment: another way to diagnose your company
Use the alignment tool to accomplish your goals.
January 18, 2019
Tips for Teams
In this episode we are deepening our understanding how leadership is strengthened with teams.
January 15, 2019
Alignment has Power
Successful organizations align customer needs...process...leadership and team capabilities.
January 10, 2019
Who Will you Be in this Company?
Looking at another structure today...your unique role and responsibility. Ask important questions like what do you have to contribute...what ideas do you have to share...and how can you help Your Company grow or get better? All lies within your domain. Contact Gloria Willis for comments or questions at
December 05, 2018
What's Your Vision?
Vision is another structure that can help evolve and expand your company. You are encouraged to get everyone involved in expressing their vision of what is important to them.
December 03, 2018
Your Business Plan
A business plan is a structure that helps you stay on track with your goals. Key...when you KNOW it will work!
November 28, 2018
Now What?
This episode identifies goals and structures for going forward in their business. The owner decided to go forward and address some of the conflicts which had caused a downturn in business.
November 27, 2018
Steps to Building an Effective Team
Gloria Willis gives 3 key steps to Building an Effective team in this podcast.
November 24, 2018
Why Teams are Important
In this podcast Gloria Willis gives a little insight into the importance of building an effective team. She talks about retention as a key factor.
November 20, 2018
Y our voice is important
Speak up...share your ideas...participate!
October 09, 2018