6 Blog Posts to Help You Be a Great Team Builder and Player
May 1, 2018

6 Blog Posts to Help You Be a Great Team Builder and Player

by Keith Brown

Remember those cheesy motivational posters? You know the ones I am talking about — the ones with all-caps words like TEAMWORK bubbling up in large letter-shaped clouds between a group of skydivers holding hands mid-jump. If that seems oddly specific, it is because that very poster was pinned up in the breakroom at my first job.

We all know that inspiring real teamwork takes a lot more than tacking a poster to the wall.

And it certainly should not feel like working with your co-workers is as risky as jumping out of a plane. This is why we took a deep dive into the word “teamwork” on the Aha! blog last month. And we looked at it from various angles — from building the right foundation to what it takes to work cross-functionally.

In case you missed any, take a look back at some of the highlights below.

For team builders:

This Is How You Build a Radically Responsive Product Development Team
How do you get everyone to be really, really responsive? It is not as complicated as it may seem. It just takes effort, commitment, and a righteous perseverance for honoring the team and the customer with each new hire. Read more…

5 Skills You Need to Lead Enterprise Transformation
If your company is going through a major change, you might be wondering — what can I actually do to make an impact? It starts with honing five important skills. Read more…

The Founder’s Paradox: How Do You Build a Company Without Venture Capital When People Want to Give You Lots of Money?
Nope, you do not need a huge pile of cash to build something meaningful. Or even to be wildly successful. Aha! co-founder and CEO Brian de Haaff explains a simpler path to success. Read more…

For team players:

Is There a Squirrel in Your Office?
Someone in the office is driving you nuts. The office squirrel is hoarding information. Zipping around the office. And running ahead of the team. For the sake of you and your teammates, you need to confront this furry creature head-on. Read more…

Busy Is Not a Badge of Honor
“My calendar is double booked!” “I am overwhelmed at work!” Yes, we get it — everyone is busy. But all that activity means nothing unless you are working for a purpose and making progress towards goals that serve it. Read more…

How Product Marketers Want to Work With Product Managers
When marketing and product teams are out of sync, it can create chaos for everyone — especially the customer. We share some insights on how we can all work together in a more efficient and meaningful way. Read more…

No matter what your role is, your team needs you to step up every day and bring your best.

And nope, you do not need a motivational poster to do this. This is because real teamwork goes a lot deeper than that. It requires you to care deeply about your team and the work you are doing together each day.

What is your advice for getting teams to work together?

Our team is happy, productive, and hiring — join us!

Keith Brown

Keith was a VP of Marketing at Aha! — the world’s #1 roadmap software.

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