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Developing Team Spirit

 

Friendliness

Others will be more willing to share ideas if you're interested in them as people.

Understanding

Everyone makes mistakes. Try to be constructive, tolerant and tactful when offering criticism.

Fairness

Equal treatment and opportunity lead to an equally good effort from all group members.

Goodwill

Group members will take their tasks more seriously if you show that you're more interested in group goals than your own personal gain. Remember, volunteers should be treated accordingly.

Remind Everyone

Of the group's purpose from time to time. It's easy to become side tracked and lose sight of your goals.

Provide Encouragement

And motivation, by showing your appreciation for good ideas and extra effort.

Harmonize Differences

And disagreements between group members by stressing compromise and cooperation. Don't hesitate to make decisions, however, when necessary.

Involve Everyone

In discussion and decisions, even if it means asking for opinions and ideas.