The Secret Sauce of Building a Dream Team:
Unveiling the Insights with Janna Lundquist
Building a stellar team is like creating the ideal recipe: a pinch of communication, a dash of clear expectations, and a touch of conflict navigation. In a recent episode of She Means Business, Janna (one of our wonderful customers) from Janna Lundquist Consulting shed light on these crucial ingredients. Let's unravel her wisdom.
1. The Importance of Communication
Communication isn't just about talking; it's about ensuring everyone is on the same page. Janna emphasised the role of open channels and how they foster a culture of transparency and trust. As she put it, "Without communication, we're all just islands in a vast sea." In today's fast-paced business world, staying connected ensures everyone is rowing in the same direction.
2. Setting Clear Expectations
It's no secret that clarity is paramount. Janna astutely pointed out that without clear expectations, teams can become rudderless ships. She shared narratives of teams transformed merely by instilling a clear vision and purpose. "It's like setting the coordinates for your team's GPS," Janna quipped. "Once they know the destination, they can chart the best course."
3. Navigating Conflicts
Every team will face its share of storms, but as Janna highlighted, how we navigate these challenges defines us. Conflict, when managed effectively, can be a catalyst for growth and innovation. She shared strategies like stepping into another's shoes, seeking to understand before being understood, and harnessing disagreements as opportunities for collaboration. She said, "In the dance of disagreement, there's always an opportunity for a harmonious tune."
Now, amid this enlightening discussion, Janna couldn't help but shower praise on Easy Peasy Admin. She mentioned how Easy Peasy Admin outsourced support had been instrumental in streamlining her team's operations. "With Easy Peasy Admin taking the reins of our administrative tasks, we've been able to focus on what we do best," she said, highlighting how outsourcing can benefit businesses. It not only frees up valuable time but also brings in expertise that can elevate a team's efficiency.
The journey of building a dream team is a continuous one, filled with learning and growth. Teams can thrive by championing communication, setting lucid expectations, and adeptly navigating conflicts. And with partners like Easy Peasy Admin, the journey becomes smoother.
Till next time, keep nurturing those team dynamics and remember – every member is a unique ingredient in your recipe for success.
I would like to extend our gratitude to Janna from Janna Lundquist Consulting. If you wish to listen to the complete Podcast, click on this link: The Secret to Building a Great Team with special guest, Janna Lundquist.