Teamwork : Everything I Ever Learned About Teaming
Create a vision, be respectful, be open to learning, be forgiving, care about your team, care about your team mates...
Bettina is an educational administrator, a curriculum and instructional specialist, artist/illustrator, webdesigner, author, entrepreneur, member of NC State Superintendent's Principals' Advisory Committee (2000-2002), an advisor to www.safespaces.com, a member of the Ivy Sea, Inc. Collaborative Network Family, a working partner with The CEO Refresher, and has received numerous educational awards.
She is also recipient of a Fulbright Administrator Exchange Award for the year 2003-2004.
Sit in a circle v serve cookies and a drink v be polite v build v share v give v make eye contact v ask questions v give approval v stay on task v listen v create a vision v be respectful v be open to learning v be forgiving v care about your team v care about your team mates v offer your assistance v problem solve v work together v be yourself v be constructive, not destructive v be sincere v think before you speak v be thankful v smile v touch the people near you v be courageous v speak softly v be courteous v laugh a little v cherish the moment v take a stand v help v be kind v build community v get engaged v be attentive v talk v give suggestions v sit silently v enjoy the company v set goals v be sensitive v ponder v help others succeed v win as a team v communicate v set time limits v have a good attitude v be positive v let others speak v sit quietly v think creatively v have purpose v be smart v love the work you do v help others love the work they do v daydream a little v be nonjudgmental v be a leader v be a follower v create a future v welcome change v remember the old v apologize v be a friend v be friendly v wonder v ask why v celebrate the new v take breaks v find a common thread v interact v make commitments v accomplish things v have another cookie v try something new v make amends v make few promises, but make a few v practice generosity v give feedback v promote others v listen to feelings v have a good time v seek guidance v trust v take risks v complete projects v start new ones v invite new team members v give others a chance v challenge yourself v challenge others v be successful v set high standards v ask for opinions v be patient v have enthusiasm v appreciate camaraderie v end meetings on a good note v achieve greatness...together
Bettina Ann Grahek is an educational administrator with a passion for teaching and leading new thinking, new beliefs, and new practices for leadership in education. Her award winning web site www.Edu-leadership.com is an outstanding resource for educators and all leaders.
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