6 Ways to Create a Positive Project Team Environment

Adriana Girdler

Foster Positivity and Drive Success! You can have all the project management expertise in the world, but without a positive team environment, your project will …

Foster Positivity and Drive Success!

You can have all the project management expertise in the world, but without a positive team environment, your project will likely stall out. The good news? I have six powerful tips to help you foster positivity and drive your project team to success.

Positivity Tip #1: Stay solution-oriented

Have a team member who is quick to complain but not interested in solutions? They’re a drag to be around, and on a project, they can bring down the whole team.

You can steer a chronic complainer towards positivity by including them in solution-oriented brainstorming sessions and decision-making.

It’s a powerful way to show that although there are challenges on every project, they have the power to be proactive and positively influence outcomes.

Not only will that nip their complaining in the bud, it’ll leave them feeling positively empowered.

5 more tips

I have five more ways you can promote positivity on your project, and I dive into them in my latest video. It explains:

  • How your management style might be bringing down your entire team
  • How to steer your team’s mindset and focus in the right direction
  • What individual behaviour to spotlight to get everyone engaged
  • How your own behaviour as PM affects the group (and how to shift it)
  • One simple practice that is certain to shift your team’s mood

Follow me over to YouTube for all the details!

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Adriana Girdler, PMP | Creator of Slay Project Management

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Adriana Girdler is a project manager, productivity specialist, entrepreneur, professional speaker, facilitator, visioning wizard, and author. As President of CornerStone Dynamics, Adriana is one of Canada’s prominent business productivity and project management specialists—helping both individuals and businesses do what they do, only better. She is a certified master black belt lean six sigma with over 20 years’ experience improving how companies work.

She also holds both PMP (project management professional) and CET (certified engineering technologist) designations. She’s a Tedx speaker, as well as a HuffPost and Thrive Global contributor. She has been interviewed on Global, CBC, CTV, CHCH, 680News Radio, Newstalk 1010, Sirius XM and published in the Globe and Mail and numerous industry magazines. WANT ADRIANA'S FREE ONLINE TRAINING? In 45 min, learn Adriana's 5 project management secrets she use on EVERY project. Sign up for the Free Webinar here: THE FAB FIVE FUNDAMENTALS OF PROJECT MANAGEMENT

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