Posts Tagged 'Team Harmony'

7 Practical Ideas to Contain Team Gossip

Team harmony can be improved when friendships develop within the team. The downside is cliques and gossip starting to increase. The line between casual communication and destructive gossip is thin. How can you stomp out gossip without discouraging bonding among team members? Gossip benefits no one. In fact, it’s one of the most common team chemistry destroyers. What can you and your players do to keep gossip at a minimum?

The following was excerpted from the book Championship Performance Coaching.

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4 Quick Team Building Ideas

These ideas build team harmony, reduce tension and foster a positive atmosphere during the season.

  1. Mark off significant progress when certain goals are met with “mini-celebrations”. For example, throw a pizza party when the team increases assist to turnover margin for a certain amount of games in a row. Don’t necessarily make the celebration tied to number of victories.

  2. Post a large blank sheet of paper with headings such as “Favorite Movie or Musical Performer” and “One Unique Aspect about Myself” in ...

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