Are Your Teams Cooperating or Collaborating?

Higher Logic

Managers from different teams work together to determine the requirements, and each team works on the customizations in their area. But when some changes are implemented, it triggers adjustments for other teams. So, cooperation is a type of more passive team activity.

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How Online Communities Help Teams Build a Culture of Collaboration

Higher Logic

According to the Harvard Business Review , before technology made it possible for companies and organizations to connect with large groups of colleagues and stakeholders anywhere in the world in real time, the average team size was around 20 people. Think of a soccer team.

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What Makes a High-Performing Team?

Higher Logic

Whether it was sports teams or other team-oriented extracurriculars, many of us spent a good chunk of our adolescence learning how to function on a team.As No matter what you do professionally, almost everyone needs to work in a team at some point.

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Really Great Team Communication Follows These 12 Guidelines

Wild Apricot Blog

These 12 guidelines by two leading communications experts can help you create really great team communication in your organization. Team-Communication

The Anatomy of an Effective Customer Community Team

Higher Logic

The list goes on, which is why customer communities function best with diverse teams that bring together experts from different departments. Putting together this kind of team isn’t easy. Leadership Team. Build a Flexible, Open Community Management Team.

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What Makes a Good Team?

Jamie Notter

We tend to think that putting the smartest, most capable people together on a team is the best decision, but some research I saw reported in the New York Times says otherwise. High IQs of team members was not a predictor of team success.

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3 Tips to Improve Your Management Team

Jamie Notter

I think we take management teams for granted, but given the power they have to impact both strategy and culture inside an organization, I think that’s a mistake. I am amazed by how many management teams use the ever-popular meeting design of “sit around a table and talk about things.”

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Meet the Help Team!

MembersClicks

Everyone, meet the Help team! Not all heroes wear capes. These Clickers are kind, patient, and so dedicated that they come in early, stay late, and work weekends with smiles on their faces. They always go the extra mile and collaborate so seamlessly, they notify each other before stepping away for even 5 minutes. All of this, in the name of ensuring that you receive a quick, effective solution and can get on with your day.

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Leading a Distributed Team: Creating a Rhythm

Mariner

Distributed teams are a common theme for association volunteer leaders as most find they are leading a group of individuals scattered throughout a state, across the US or around the globe.

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SEATTLE | Rescue team rushes to help ailing orca spotted off Canada

NonProfit University Blog

SEATTLE — Teams of whale experts raced out to sea Thursday to help an ailing young killer whale, but they don’t plan to intervene to help a mother orca in the same critically endangered pod that has been pushing the body of her dead calf for more than two weeks.

6 Team Building Activities Your Team Won’t Hate

MembersClicks

Team building. That said, team building does have its place, whether you’re trying to build a new team or strengthen an existing one. The trick, though, is finding activities your team won’t hate. When people hear that phrase, they often roll their eyes.

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Four Reasons Your Marketing Team Needs Community

Higher Logic

But it does mean that your marketing team can learn what makes your members tick and how to bring in more leads. Save ad space for you to promote monthly webinars, large conferences or anything else the marketing team needs to promote -- like a new ebook or brochure launch.

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FALSE BAY, Wash | Teams trying to save ailing orca practice feeding live fish

NonProfit University Blog

Teams taking drastic measures to save a young, ailing killer whale loaded up two boats with fat live salmon as the sun rose Friday and rushed to waters off Washington state’s San Juan Island, preparing if needed to test-feed the critically endangered orca a day after injecting it with medicine.

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WASHINGTON | Trump staffs up Mideast team for peace plan rollout

NonProfit University Blog

officials say the Trump administration is staffing up a Middle East policy team at the White House in anticipation of unveiling its long awaited but largely mysterious Israeli-Palestinian peace plan. Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump staffs up Mideast team for peace plan rollout at STL.News.

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5 qualities of a successful online learning team.

YourMembership Blog

A gut check to help your association implement a major learning management system or elearning strategic plan. Are you getting ready to implement a major learning management system (LMS) or elearning strategic plan? You can measure your readiness using our scorecard.

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VOLGOGRAD, Russia | Sources: Salah considering retiring from national team

NonProfit University Blog

VOLGOGRAD, Russia (AP) — Mohamed Salah told Egypt team officials and teammates that he is considering retiring from international play because he is angry about being used as a political symbol while the World Cup squad was based in Chechnya, two people close to the player told The Associated Press.

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WASHINGTON | Mueller offers Trump team new proposal for interview

NonProfit University Blog

Continue reading WASHINGTON | Mueller offers Trump team new proposal for interview at STL.News. Politics asked questions Mueller offers perhaps willing person briefed proposal for interview Robert Mueller Special Counsel TodayNews Trump lawyers Trump team new Washington Washington News

WASHINGTON | Nationals set team scoring record, rout Reyes, Mets 25-4

NonProfit University Blog

The Nationals set the team scoring mark dating to their days as the Montreal Expos in 1969. Continue reading WASHINGTON | Nationals set team scoring record, rout Reyes, Mets 25-4 at STL.News.

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5 Ways You Know It’s Time to Grow Your Community Management Team

Higher Logic

Growth can be a predicament for any team in any organization. And if your team can’t keep up with member and program needs, then your community won’t be effective at generating results. Your Ideal Community Management Team. 5 Signs You Need to Add to Your Community Team.

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ATLANTA | Braves’ Newcomb apologizes to team for inflammatory tweets

NonProfit University Blog

Each said tweets made public on Sunday did not represent Newcomb’s actions on the team. Continue reading ATLANTA | Braves’ Newcomb apologizes to team for inflammatory tweets at STL.News.

MAE SAI, Thailand | After daring rescue, entire Thai soccer team out of cave

NonProfit University Blog

Thailand’s Navy SEALs, who were central to the rescue effort, celebrated the feat with a post that read: “All the thirteen Wild Boars are now out of the cave,” — a reference to the boys’ soccer team. MAE SAI, Thailand — “Everyone is safe.”

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NEW YORK | Expansion City: After MLS success, Atlanta gets esports team

NonProfit University Blog

The team will be managed by Atlanta Esports Ventures, a partnership between Cox Enterprises and Province Inc. Continue reading NEW YORK | Expansion City: After MLS success, Atlanta gets esports team at STL.News.

American Optometric Association News: Soccer team rescued from Thailand cave could face temporary vision struggles

NonProfit University Blog

ST LOUIS, MO – Imagine spending nearly three weeks trapped in the darkness of a cave, as 12 boys and a coach of a Thai youth soccer team were. Continue reading American Optometric Association News: Soccer team rescued from Thailand cave could face temporary vision struggles at STL.News.

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ST. LOUIS | Cardinals fire Matheny with team hovering near.500

NonProfit University Blog

Louis Cardinals have fired manager Mike Matheny during his seventh season with the team hovering around.500. LOUIS | Cardinals fire Matheny with team hovering near.500 at STL.News. LOUIS — The St.

Teams looking for hitters have options besides Manny Machado

NonProfit University Blog

Teams seeking to boost their offense will have several options to land a big bat, even if they miss out on Machado. Continue reading Teams looking for hitters have options besides Manny Machado at STL.News.

Building the Best Team: Curation not Creation.

Association Success

A good team is more than the sum of its parts. Choose your best team, not your best individuals”. Assembling a volunteer team is, I believe, about more than the sum of its individual parts. A strong and successful team should be curated rather than created – and this means thinking carefully about each member as a specific piece of the puzzle, picking the best person for a particular job rather than hunting for especially engaged volunteers more generally.

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MOSCOW | The Latest: Thousands welcome Russian team back to capital

NonProfit University Blog

Thousands of fans have gathered in Moscow to welcome back the Russian team after its narrow loss in the World Cup quarterfinals. Continue reading MOSCOW | The Latest: Thousands welcome Russian team back to capital at STL.News.

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Teams Reflect Their Leaders

Association Leaders

We often discuss in this blog that companies are like teams. Successful teams have strategic and inspiring coaching; efficient and hard-working playing and outrageous fans. While teams are like companies in this regard, there are many other similarities. One such similarity is that both teams and companies reflect the attitude and often the personality of their leader. On the other hand, I noticed a team that got down by four points and their coach called a timeout.

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3 Unique Ways to Build Team Spirit

Associations Now

Forget the company picnic and the humdrum holiday party; invest in a team-building opportunity that will promote employee collaboration, engagement, and retention. If team spirit in your office is lagging, here are three unique ideas for building camaraderie.

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CHOLET, France | Froome faces early challenge from BMC team at Tour de France

NonProfit University Blog

CHOLET, France — Besides still having to make up most of the 51 seconds he lost in a Stage 1 crash, Chris Froome faces another challenge as he seeks a record-tying fifth Tour de France title — Richie Porte’s BMC team.

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ST. LOUIS | Furyk gets core of Ryder Cup team, and obvious pick in Woods

NonProfit University Blog

LOUIS | Furyk gets core of Ryder Cup team, and obvious pick in Woods at STL.News. Sports final round Furyk gets core loudest galleries obvious pick PGA Championship pick Woods Ryder Cup captain Ryder Cup team st louis Tiger Woods TodayNews

Leading a Distributed Team: One Email to Write

Mariner

One commonality among association volunteer leaders is the nature of the teams they lead: distributed. Leading a distributed team presents challenges that many of us don’t have in our day-to-day jobs (although this is increasingly changing) so it’s a skill we need to help volunteers build.

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PARIS | The Latest: French leader to soccer team: ‘Don’t change’

NonProfit University Blog

PARIS — The Latest on France celebrating team’s World Cup victory (all times local): 8:35 p.m. Continue reading PARIS | The Latest: French leader to soccer team: ‘Don’t change’ at STL.News.

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LONDON | Transfer flurry in EPL for every team apart from Tottenham

NonProfit University Blog

LONDON— Fulham signaled its determination to stay in the Premier League by becoming the first promoted team to spend over 100 million pounds ($128 million) in the summer transfer window. Continue reading LONDON | Transfer flurry in EPL for every team apart from Tottenham at STL.News.

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Teams re-sign stars a year ahead of free agency

NonProfit University Blog

When John Tavares’ contract ran out with the New York Islanders, he took the opportunity to talk with other teams. Continue reading Teams re-sign stars a year ahead of free agency at STL.News. Sports Free Agency John Tavares Maple Leafs New York NHL re-sign stars Teams TodayNews

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Do You Energize Your Team?

Association Leaders

Today Leadership Freak had an interesting post about what leaders do to energize (and sometimes de-energize) their teams. What kinds of things can leaders do to ignite fires in their team and keep those fires burning? Also, what should leaders do to avoid putting out the fires in their team? What do you do to “Keep the fire burnin’” among your team? I read several business related blogs. One of them is called Leadership Freak, written by Dan Rockwell.

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MAE SAI, Thailand | The Latest: Trapped Thai team practices with diving masks,

NonProfit University Blog

The Thai official overseeing the rescue operation of a soccer team trapped in a flooded cave says the boys have been practicing wearing diving masks and breathing. Continue reading MAE SAI, Thailand | The Latest: Trapped Thai team practices with diving masks, at STL.News.

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TUSCALOOSA, Ala. | Saban: Jalen Hurts’ comments don’t affect Alabama team

NonProfit University Blog

Alabama coach Nick Saban says quarterback Jalen Hurts’ recent comments on his treatment by the staff aren’t an issue for the team. Saban: Jalen Hurts’ comments don’t affect Alabama team at STL.News. TUSCALOOSA, Ala.—

WASHINGTON | Trump: Mueller’s team is ‘meddling’ in midterm elections

NonProfit University Blog

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump is accusing special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigative team of “MEDDLING” in the upcoming midterm elections and blames Democrats for “Collusion.”

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Trump says US team in NKorea planning summit with Kim

NonProfit University Blog

team was in North Korea to plan a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, raising expectations that the on-off-on meeting would indeed take place. Continue reading Trump says US team in NKorea planning summit with Kim at STL.News. President Donald Trump said Sunday a U.S.

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