The tactics shared will help transform and elevate team performance while also being completely accessible to the average company to include in their business process.
Having a business with a predominantly remote team is the reality of many companies’ business processes, especially after the COVID pandemic. Throughout the years, I learned that building and leading a team is no small feat. It takes time, dedication and experimentation to deliver the needed, and expected results.
Hiring the right team for your business is vital to the health of your company- However, there is a challenge. What exactly is that challenge? Building a team that you are confident and comfortable working with. Building the right team can be a lengthy process but with the right techniques, you can hire the team you need to succeed. With 20-plus years of experience in building successful teams, I have gathered that the best teams are the ones that have people who are good at what they do and are all in alignment with the larger project goals.
When you hear the statement “software developers are weird”, what do you think? Is this true or a stereotype?
We all feel like we have so much to do and not enough time to accomplish what we want to complete. There sometimes are not enough hours in the day to get everything done. Maximizing your output each day is the only way to come close.
There are lots of ways to be productive, even with all the technology that bombards us every minute. Here are some things the CODE Program team has done to stay focused throughout the day.
We live in a world of abundance. Everything is at our fingertips, and yet, sometimes we are not very happy. Why is that?
Meetings. Nothing fills people with dread more than that one word. The first thing that comes to mind when I think of meetings is a bunch of guys in dark suits, and gals in slacks and blazers with shoulder pads. You know, typical board room attire from the past. The problem is, a lot of us still run meetings as we did back in the day.
We’re used to doing multiple things at once.We sometimes correlate multitasking with productivity. Juggling tasks at work can be done but to a certain extent. In all reality multitasking negatively affects our productivity.
Imagining ideas, concepts, designs and plans and turning them into a reality is no small feat. It can be hard to be creative and innovative especially in a work setting. Maintaining something is a lot easier than creating it. Innovation and creativity in today’s workplace is needed to give the abundant amount of similar business’s their competitive edge. Having the ability to express your creativity or artistic vision at work is becoming more of the norm in the workforce. It’s great that businesses want to have more innovation but with the amount of creativity that it takes to keep things creative, sometimes coming up with new ideas and fresh approaches to things becomes difficult.