The 15 Characteristics of a Productive Team: What Matters Most

The 15 Characteristics of a Productive Team: What Matters Most by Laura Stack #productivity

“Productivity is never an accident. It is always the result of a commitment to excellence, intelligent planning, and focused effort.” –  Paul J. Meyer, American motivational speaker In the 25 years since I started my company The Productivity Pro, Inc., I’ve worked with literally hundreds of teams on improving their performance and collective productivity. Here are the 15 characteristics I’ve seen in those that are the most successful:   Productive teams celebrate social events like holidays, birthdays, and anniversaries in order to increase cohesion. They also celebrate their wins, especially when they complete a tough project.  Committed to results vs. activity. It's easy to confuse busyness with productivity. Only outcomes and results matter. Running around being ver … [Read more...]