Awards & Engraving

August '18

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A&E AUGUST 2018 • 71 Sales & Marketing the team and leads to peer accountability. Letting down other team members is a tremendous motivator. Leaders must demonstrate a willingness to confront the most difficult issues. The best arena for accountability occurs during meetings or regular reviews of a team's behavior. • Results. Without attention to results, a company has no purpose. Remember that results come from the collective efforts of the entire team, not from a single person's interest. The importance of focusing on results stems from the fact that the true measure of a great team is that it accomplishes what it sets out to achieve. Team members should priori- tize collective results over individual or a single department's needs. After all, the collective results are the purpose of why everyone is there in the first place. Stay focused on goals and results and make sure that all members of any team understand what they are. Without understanding what qualifies as a posi- tive result, team members have no way to properly measure their successes. Without the contributions of everyone on a team, it is difficult to achieve positive results within an organization. Proper focus on teamwork and proper standards that everyone follows promotes a sense of unity that creates a productive culture. A good leader recognizes that without a strong team, there will never be a strong company. A&E THE INDUSTRY STANDARD GO TO THERMARK.COM FOR PRODUCT AND ORDERING INFORMATION

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