De-emphasize job titles on your team — Business Management Daily: Free Reports on Human Resources, Employment Law, Office Management, Office Communication, Office Technology and Small Business Tax Business Management Daily
Leading a team meeting? The worst way to start off is to ask everyone to introduce themselves and include their titles. Job titles can intimidate, mislead and confuse others. They immediately call teammates’ attention to inequalities that can breed resentment. Instead, ask individuals to identify the skills they can contribute to the team’s overall strength.