Although employees report a high preference for remote work, they also struggle with feeling isolated and lonely. This feeling of isolation leads to self doubt, withdrawal, low engagement, and low commitment.
Managers and team leaders play a special role in establishing team member relationships. When team members feel connected, valued, and a sense of belonging, then collaboration increases along with creativity, engagement, and loyalty.
Although we have enjoyed the virtual happy hours, trivia contests, murder mysteries, and escape rooms that have provided some moments of fun, have they really built meaningful relationships?
At Verb we are committed to helping you nurture meaningful connections on your team while building interpersonal skills and achieving results – all in the flow of work.
Verb provides you with collections of bite-sized actionable activities that you can assign your team. Each activity is designed to highlight an expert-backed concept so that it can be applied to a workplace situation.
Then, as a team, you meet to share learning, insights, and challenges, using the ready-to-go discussion guides. During these discussions, you practice mindful listening, peer learning, facilitation skills, and open sharing.
Establishing a team culture of learning, sharing, and growing together in the domain of leadership and interpersonal skills establishes a foundation of connectedness and trust that is a springboard for high performance.
Understand how you belong and support others in feeling valued and included at work.
Empower people to share ideas and be themselves. Learn how to make psychological safety part of everyday work.
Learn how implicit bias happens, how to recognize it, and how you can prevent it from doing harm.
Avoid the top listening mistakes identified by psychotherapist Amy Morin.
Inspire team members to support one another and build a team culture that’s inclusive and effective.