August Powerful Words – TEAMWORK – Week 4

This week, we’re talking about when we need to stand up and speak out about something that you feel is corrupting your team and when to band together as a unit. Peter Forst once said; “Emotions tend to be contagious. Toxic ones leak out into the workplace affecting more than just the person afflicted. It can poison a team, a workplace, an organization.” Many fear speaking out when a team is toxic. When do you think it’s important to speak out about team attitude or behavior? Have you ever needed to do this? This week, your Powerful Thought Assignment is to take inventory on the teams that you’re a part of at this time. Are they positive? Successful? Would you ever speak out against certain behaviors or attitudes? What do you think would happen if you did?