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Leadership in Action: Morale Victories: How Leaders Can Build Positive Energy by Gene Klann

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BUILDING BLOCKS

There are two key factors in the building of morale, pride, and spirit: shared experiences and effective communication among team members. The quality and the quantity of shared experiences and effective communication are both critical to success. And it's important to remember that building morale, pride, and spirit doesn't happen overnight.

Shared Experiences

Team members should be collectively involved in many shared experiences, both personal and professional.

Shared experiences cause team members to shift from focusing on themselves to identifying with the team.

Spending time and sharing experiences with one another can be accomplished in a social context. Some may view such interaction as a waste of time, but it can be a ...

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