1. Resolve Existing Conflict.
If there is a lingering conflict that you feel or are aware of, address the issue using the insights Cloverleaf provides. Learn how to deal with conflict among teammates to keep morale high during times of uncertainty.
2. Initiate Regular 1-On-1 Meetings Between Management And Team Members.
Do one-on-ones become a boring routine? Does it seem like you just run out of things to talk about or rush them because you had to finish a project by the end of the week?
Evaluate how you spend that time with your people and alter what you talk about to make it more productive, engaging, and successful.
3. Conduct Better Interviews.
Whether you’re thinking about bringing new people on to compensate for growth or creating new roles for organizational clarity, it is essential to be ready for each person that walks through the door.
Here are some ways to use Cloverleaf to focus on more than what appears on this person’s resume and to make the interview more engaging!
4. Improve Your Onboarding Process.
After interviewing and hopefully finding great additions to your team, you’ll need to onboard your new people. Every employee wants to feel welcomed on their first day and to fit into the team's culture, so it is essential to prepare before this person starts.
Here are a few tips to improve your team's onboarding by incorporating Cloverleaf into the process.
5. Perform Team Building Sessions
You can use this time to introduce team members to new ways of working together and solving conflict without needing a third party by using the Team Dashboard within Cloverleaf.
You can learn how to lead an effective team-building session HERE.
6. Assess Your Remote Work Options.
You may hear employees saying they don't feel engaged or wish they could get out of the office more. Or, your company might be growing so fast that you don’t have the space but don’t necessarily need every employee to be in the office daily.
Maybe it’s time to let some of them work remotely. If you choose to do this, it is vital to keep those employees engaged, even from a distance. Here are some ways to engage remote employees and build trust in remote team environments.
7. Strengthen Your Leadership Insights.
Whether you are new to managing, moving up in the company, managing more people, or simply gaining new responsibilities, you will likely need a better understanding of leading people and knowing how they will work together.
This will not happen in one meeting, so don’t get overwhelmed. This may take some time, as every person is very different. However, using the tools on Cloverleaf to understand every team member's unique role will make it easier to visualize how people will work together and how you can lead them efficiently and successfully.
8. Learn More About Your Teammate's Personality.
So, learning how they like to be motivated will keep their internal fire burning for their personal and work life. Discovering the nuances particular to the people you directly work with can provide valuable insight for motivating them and exploring growth opportunities.
9. Form Teams Specific For Specialized Tasks Or Projects.
Cloverleaf makes it easy to understand how teammates could complement each other. Considering the layout of specific members within a team rather than randomly placing them together could increase efficiency, collaboration, and quality.
Here is a quick walkthrough of navigating your Team Dashboard and gathering insights.
10. Normalize Feedback.
One of the best ways to know how your people prefer to give and receive information is to look at their Communication Style insights. For example, look at the insight below. If you are giving Tim feedback, ensure you are guiding the conversation and giving Tim time to talk through the feedback, ask questions, and set goals.
For more help, visit 11 Keys To Having Successful Performance Conversations.
These steps should help you get started in understanding the power within the TEAM Dashboard, as well as within your team! There's more to learn about applying what you've learned, so check out our blog or other articles about the TEAM Dashboard.
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