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.

Team 166

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.

Team 261

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

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.

Team 182

Successful Volunteer Teams Have These Four Types of People

Wild Apricot Blog

There are four types of people, or personas that make for successful volunteer teams. volunteering volunteer-teamsI'll guide you through each of their motivations, which tasks they're best suited for, their behaviors, strengths, and opportunities.

Team 151

ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia | Brazil coach Tite adored for turning around national team

NonProfit University Blog

ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia (AP) — Revered by his players and credited with turning Brazil’s national team around, Tite knows he’s not perfect. Continue reading ROSTOV-ON-DON, Russia | Brazil coach Tite adored for turning around national team at STL.News.

Team 52

Engaging Your Team in 2015

Mariner

The most common lament we hear (ok it’s tied with “we can’t find volunteers”) is how can we get the volunteers to actually do what they say they will. As we’ve always said here at Mariner, volunteer management is really HR management and so the many principals for motivating employees are relevant

Team 179

ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia | Hopes for unified Korean judo team dashed over flag dispute

NonProfit University Blog

ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia — Hopes that the rival Koreas would march under one flag as a unified Korean team at a regional judo championship in Mongolia were dashed this weekend by a dispute over the flag.

Team 56

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.

Team 52

MOSCOW | No team but 2 referees for US at World Cup in Russia

NonProfit University Blog

Continue reading MOSCOW | No team but 2 referees for US at World Cup in Russia at STL.News. Sports 41-year-old from El Paso Moscow No team but 2 referees for US TodayNews World Cup in RussiaMOSCOW — Jair Murrufo remembers the first time he picked up a whistle and called a soccer match.

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.

Team 201

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.”

Team 147

CINCINNATI | Panel opts not to change school’s Redskins team name, mascot

NonProfit University Blog

CINCINNATI (AP) — In the latest round in a recurring fight, a Cincinnati-area high school whose teams have been called the Redskins for over 80 years will keep that mascot. Continue reading CINCINNATI | Panel opts not to change school’s Redskins team name, mascot at STL.News.

Team 52

HOUSTON | Houston teams; athletes offer support after school shooting

NonProfit University Blog

Continue reading HOUSTON | Houston teams; athletes offer support after school shooting at STL.News. Sports athletes offer support condolences to the families affected Houston Houston teams Rockets star Chris Paul School Shooting TodayNews

Japan team at World Cup troubled by earthquake, hotel alarm

NonProfit University Blog

SARANSK, Russia (AP) — Word of a deadly earthquake in Japan and an early-morning false alarm at a team hotel have given the country’s World Cup squad some unsettling moments. Continue reading Japan team at World Cup troubled by earthquake, hotel alarm at STL.News.

Team 52

FORT WORTH, Texas  | The Latest: Tough night in Texas for A.J. Foyt’s team

NonProfit University Blog

Foyt’s IndyCar team in his home state. Foyt’s team at STL.News. Foyt's team FORT WORTH Texas TodayNews Tough nightFORT WORTH, Texas — The Latest on IndyCar race at Texas Motor Speedway (all times local): 8:20 p.m. A tough night for A.J.

JERUSALEM | Giuliani says Mueller’s team is trying to frame Trump

NonProfit University Blog

JERUSALEM — Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani says special counsel Robert Mueller’s team is trying to frame President Trump. Continue reading JERUSALEM | Giuliani says Mueller’s team is trying to frame Trump at STL.News.

Team 52

WASHINGTON | Watchdog clears Interior chief Zinke in speech to NHL team

NonProfit University Blog

WASHINGTON (AP) — An independent watchdog has cleared Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke of wrongdoing when he gave a speech to a National Hockey League team owned by a campaign contributor. Continue reading WASHINGTON | Watchdog clears Interior chief Zinke in speech to NHL team at STL.News.

Team 52

MERIDIAN, Idaho | Couple thank youth football team that rescued them from car

NonProfit University Blog

MERIDIAN, Idaho (AP) — A couple rescued from an overturned SUV had an emotional reunion with members of a youth football team from Idaho who saved them. The team pulled Alan Hardman out and pushed the car on its side, raising it for another player to grab his wife.

Idaho 52

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.

Team 130

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.

Team 61

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Giuliani: Trump team would try to avert subpoena

NonProfit University Blog

President Donald Trump’s attorney says his legal team would go to court to prevent any effort to subpoena the president. Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Giuliani: Trump team would try to avert subpoena at STL.News.

Team 52

NFL teams under no time pressure to form own anthem policies

NonProfit University Blog

With no deadlines to meet and a monthlong summer break coming up, NFL teams are in no hurry to formulate a policy on demonstrations during the national anthem. Continue reading NFL teams under no time pressure to form own anthem policies at STL.News.

Team 52

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.

Team 139

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.

Team 172

NEW YORK | Simmons, Mitchell unanimous picks for NBA All-Rookie team

NonProfit University Blog

NEW YORK (AP) — Philadelphia’s Ben Simmons and Utah’s Donovan Mitchell are unanimous selections to the NBA’s All-Rookie team. Both players helped their teams reach the second round of the playoffs.

SEOUL, South Korea | US team negotiating with North Korea leaves Seoul hotel

NonProfit University Blog

SEOUL, South Korea — A team of American diplomats involved in preparatory discussions with North Korea ahead of a potential summit between President Donald Trump and the North’s leader Kim Jong Un left a hotel in Seoul on Tuesday amid speculation that they are resuming the talks.

Team 52

US team in NKorea raises expectations of a Trump-Kim summit

NonProfit University Blog

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

Team 52

NEW DELHI | Medical teams sent to south India amid deadly virus outbreak

NonProfit University Blog

NEW DELHI— A deadly virus has killed at least three people in southern India, officials said Monday, with medical teams dispatched to the area amid reports that up to six other people could have died from the disease and others are ill.

Team 52

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.

Team 182

CHARLOTTE, N.C.  | Borrego ready to coach Hornets team with existing roster

NonProfit University Blog

Hornets general manager Mitch Kupchak said Friday “there is no master plan to blow up this team right now” when asked about the chances of dramatically overhauling the roster after back-to-back 36-win seasons.

WASHINGTON | Manafort’s ex-son-in-law talking with Mueller’s team

NonProfit University Blog

Continue reading WASHINGTON | Manafort’s ex-son-in-law talking with Mueller’s team at STL.News. Politics Manafort ex-son-in-law talking with Mueller team TodayNews Washington

Team 52

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.

Team 100

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.

Team 130

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.

Team 85

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.

Team 100

Thanks For Playing: Always the Last to Know: Archive Team

Thanks For Playing

Always the Last to Know: Archive Team. Archive Team to the rescue. To quote from their website: Formed in 2009, the Archive Team (not to be confused with the archive.org Archive-It Team) is a rogue archivist collective dedicated to saving copies of rapidly dying or deleted websites for the sake of history and digital heritage. Always the Last to Know: Archive Team. skip to main | skip to sidebar. Thanks For Playing. Seeking community in associations since 2008.

Team 100

ST. PETERSBURG, Russia | Russian lawmaker wants to ban ‘mockery’ of soccer team

NonProfit University Blog

PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — A legislator in Russia says he wants to ban “mockery” of the country’s national soccer team because the players are “fighting for the honor of our country.”

Team 52

WASHINGTON | White House cancels NFL Eagles ceremony, criticizes team

NonProfit University Blog

Continue reading WASHINGTON | White House cancels NFL Eagles ceremony, criticizes team at STL.News. WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump abruptly canceled his Tuesday ceremony celebrating the Philadelphia Eagles’ Super Bowl victory after many players declined to show up.

Creating an Advocacy Program from Scratch: A Q&A with Higher Logic’s Marketing and Community Teams

Higher Logic

Our community management team was interested in finding people to participate in mentoring. Advocates are five times more valuable than average customers because they spend more on products and increase product purchases, according to Advocate Marketing.

Team 148