E-step meeting in Portugal – thoughts on teamworking

English, teambuilding, Uncategorized
Just arrived back from the E-step meeting in Portugal and I wanted to post some thoughts about team working in general that I have learned there: 1. When objectives are clear and people keep communication focused on the subject, there is a higher chance for things to be done and we are more motivated to do them (and find more fun and pleasure in doing them). The Portugal meeting ended by having two course curricula drawn: a train of trainers for teachers and a basic training and counceling skills course for prison officers. 2. In international projects when partners are from various countries - the meetings should take longer than two days - this insuring that most of the work is done during the meeting rather than expecting results once…
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Umorul – unealta in training si management sau dovada de superficialitate?

business skills training, management training, training diverse
In valorile AxA umorul se afla pe prima pozitie. Deseori am fost intrebata - de ce? Vreau sa fac cateva scurte consideratii care sper sa raspunda la acesta intrebare. 1. Cercetari in domeniul mecanismului de functionare a creierului uman arata ca a te lua prea in serios si a lua toate lucrurile si evenimentele prea in serios aduce prejudicii sanatatii si relatiilor interumane. Citez din Mintz, Lawrence, “American Humor and Interdisciplinary Newsletter, December 2001: « Oamenii se folosesc de umor pentru a face diferenta intre ceea ce este cu adevarat grav si ceea ce reprezinta doar o simpla temere. Inveti sa glumesti pe seama intamplarilor zilnice, pentru a-ti pastra seriozitatea pentru cele cu adevarat tragice ». Deci - pastrati-va seriozitatea pentru ceea ce este cu adevarat tragice, nu pentru neplaceri…
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