Simple Ways You Can Create A Great Team


Great teams are created, not born. With the right leadership, motivation, skills and attitude, a great team can make even the most polar opposites work together seamlessly. Activities that focus on harmonious team building in venues as peaceful as those in Tagaytay, can help the team evaluate how they can work together, despite their differences.


Begin with the right people

Before you begin hiring people into your company, you should first know who, and what you are looking for. If you are adding another person into a team that has already been established, seek the help of getting the members to help you evaluate the new recruit. Cohesiveness and harmony within a group affects a team’s performance. You don’t have to hire people of the same skills and attitude in order for the team to become successful. Instead, look for people who will be able to balance the team professionally.


Build an atmosphere of cooperation

Nothing is impossible when people work together to achieve a certain goal. When looking for new members, try to determine what they can contribute in order for the team to achieve its goals. Create processes and protocols, alongside an open communication, that can help promote cooperation among employees.


Define expectations

Expectations on the unit’s performance is basically the essence of teamwork. Be clear about what you expect each employee to contribute to the team and present these to each prospective member to ensure that you are on the same page. It is important for the success of the team that there are measures that will help impose these expectations. Make sure that everyone is treated fairly, and that you are willing to accept feedback regarding issues that concern the workplace.


Recognize the team’s effort

Your team members will be even more motivated to do their best when they feel like their efforts are appreciated by their superiors. A fun filled weekend spent in a team building venue in Tagaytay where they are free to unwind and relax away from the stress and pressures of the office, is a great way to reward them for their hard work. Your organization must invest in a culture that does not hesitate to recognize good work from the employees, and encourages improvement.


Creating harmony and a sense of cooperation is important in making a great team. Knowing what you want in a team, and how you can motivate different kinds of people to work together are the first steps in creating a successful unit. You don’t have to hire the smartest, and the most skilled people if they are not good team players. The success and failure of your unit relies on your people, so make sure to carefully select and continuously motivate them. Reward them by allowing them to unwind and relax by bringing them to a team building venue once a while, away from the chaos and stress of the workplace.

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Tess Gabut

About Tess Gabut

Tess Gabut is the Consultant and Operations Manager of Villa De Oro (VDO) – Tagaytay. Aside from managing VDO, she also teaches Human Resource Development, Cost/ Systems Control in an academe in Las Pinas City. You can follow her at Google

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