Tip #330: Why It Is Good Business to Take Time for Training

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“One must step back to make the better leap.”
French Proverb

It is exceedingly (and unfortunately) rare for a supervisor to insist on taking time with a team to make sure that the necessary foundations are in place.

Employees are usually thrown into team situations and expected to perform effectively, both as individual contributors and as members of the team. When workloads are heavy and schedules are full, it may seem almost irresponsible to pull the employees away from their responsibilities for a day to focus on what it means to be a team.

However, team training can introduce the concepts, provide the tools, and build the skills necessary to ensure a productive and harmonious team.

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