5 Ways Uncooperative Team Members Thwart Your Project (And How to Save It)

You never know when you’ll be working with an uncooperative team member. You can’t beat them, and you can’t afford to join them. You need your marketing project to flow smoothly, and allowing an uncooperative team member to take a toll on the project will ultimately become an astounding waste of time and money. When you’ve found yourself in the clutches of someone who seems to be working against you, you need to make sure you’re a few steps ahead of the game.

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How Marketers Stay Productive: Stephanie Gonzalez of TeamSnap

This week we feature, Stephanie Gonzalez, Director of Marketing Communications at TeamSnap. TeamSnap is the No. 1 sports team management software for coaches, managers and organizers to save time organizing their teams and groups online.

In this interview, you can read more about her work at TeamSnap, favorite marketing tools, productivity tips as well as her advice for budding marketers. Continue reading

Here’s How You Should Be Rewarding Your Best Teams

team incentives for high performing teamsOver the years, numerous studies have been conducted to understand and identify the best rewards for top performing people. Articles have been dedicated to serving companies identify how they can keep their best talent motivated, and help them become more productive at their jobs. Fewer studies, however, have dealt with the subject of team rewards and how a company can recognize and shore up the efforts of a group of individuals instead of just one. Continue reading

Working Better: Why Growing Teams Need Clear Workflows

workflow tool for growing teamsAs much fun it is to work in a start-up or a young-ish company, the dynamics of a still fresh-from-the-accelerator-camp companies are all but pro organization, and well-designed systems and workflows.

It is a common sight to see everyone in a place like this busy sprinting between tasks. The “if you are not going fast enough, you are not doing well” ideology is all but spray-painted across the walls, and that’s the story of every company that’s on its way to bigger things, fast and furiously, all led by fast-growing teams. Continue reading

Productivity Hack of the Week: Easy Ways to Stay Connected with a Remote Team

working with a remote teamI have been a freelancer for most of my life. I have worked extensively with local clients – those well within the 10-mile radius – as well as those who are based in other countries. And while it is easy to assume that in this day and age of hyperconnectivity communication and any sort of collaboration is a breeze – it isn’t, even with a client who is only an hour’s drive away. Continue reading