Build The Best Project Team, EVER!

Adriana Girdler

How to stop herding cats and start getting the most from your team. There’s no doubt about it – the success of your project hinges …

How to stop herding cats and start getting the most from your team.

There’s no doubt about it – the success of your project hinges on the performance of your team.

If your team members aren’t performing at their peak, your project won’t be as successful as you want it to be.

The good news? There are some simple things you can do to turn a team of low performers into a group of stars who put their best foot forward.

Let’s dive into my tips for tapping into your team’s true potential.

Tip One: Create a safe environment

This is critical for creating a high performing team, because people can’t give their best if they’re on guard with everything they say or do.

You want your team to feel like they can be open and honest. That way they’ll share ideas freely, collaborate well on resolving issues, and be comfortable working together on solving tough problems.

When they know you have their back, your team members will feel comfortable enough to share honest answers and to give you their all.

Tip Two: Roles and goals

For your team to be self-sufficient, collaborative, and high-performing, they need to be very clear about what they’re doing and why they’re doing it.

To achieve this you need to get clear about the project roles and goals. Your team needs to know what they’re responsible for, what they’re supposed to be achieving, and what the overall project goals are.

4 more tips for building high-performing project teams

Head over to my YouTube channel to watch the video I just posted. In it I share four more tips for getting the most from your team.

If you want even more tips for project managers on how to successfully manage your projects, make sure you check out my SLAY Project Management course. It has all the templates, tips, and techniques you need to implement to make your future projects productive and successful.

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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