Month: October 2019

man in meeting suffering from burnout

10 tips for making one of the best venues for team-building better

“Another meeting?!” It’s a frustration we hear often, especially in health care provider organizations. And for good reason. Meetings are often held for the wrong reasons, are poorly planned and can be just plain boring. But when they are inclusive, open and well-planned, department staff meetings can be one of the most powerful places to cultivate teamwork and trust across and with a team. Like so many long-standing, accepted management practices, the magic and key to success is in the how and why we deploy them. First, if managers believe that the primary purpose of a team meeting is to share information, they will likely continue to be disappointed in the lukewarm reception they get from their staff. Too many department meetings consist of 55

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