Tag Archives: team

How to Manage Projects in a Team Environment Successfully

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As Instructional Designers, our workload looks a bit different than the average person. We tend to work project by project, and if you’re anything like this team, you work on multiple projects at once. Sometimes it can get confusing and overwhelming – not to mention a little chaotic with multiple people on one team! In order to successfully manage your …

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5 things managers should know

Work in team

For several years now I have been privileged to sit on a panel as a manager for aspiring leaders here at Northern Arizona University. On this panel is a group of managers at the University who, on the last day of the class, meet with the students and answer questions about being a manager. During this meeting there are always …

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Building an Effective Team in the Workplace

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Successful teams are cohesive because team members work cooperatively, sharing common goals as well as the resources to achieve them. They are productive, not because team members never disagree, but because they have worked out ways to resolve conflicts when they occur. They are efficient because tasks are assigned in a way that takes into account each member’s skills and …

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Looking to the Future

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The other day I had the privilege of sitting on a panel with other leaders, answering questions from a group of aspiring leaders. During this session the panel was asked how they prepare for the future. I was surprised by the answer of my dear friend and colleague who said, “I am lucky to see three months ahead. I run …

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Setting Goals

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Another year has gone by and a new one has begun. This is the time of year that people reflect on the past and look forward to the future. Most people use this time to set new goals for themselves, so I thought that it might be fun to share how we set goals here at Designed 2 Learn. I …

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