What’s your way of building healthy relationships and approach to work?
How do you manage your employees’ expectations?
What values do you build your team culture on?
Tell your hiring manager you’re a Helen Keller fan and show how you implement cooperation into your team’s daily routine.
As an entry-level manager, referring to playing team sports will boost your chances of scoring.
I see building a positive team culture as talking openly to each other, creating an inclusive environment, and taking care of our wellbeing. There are plenty of strategies you can implement depending on the team you have. What worked best for us was having large team breakfasts every month. Sometimes we invited other teams to join us. Every team member brought something they prepared, baked, or cooked, and we had an hour to ourselves. We talked about everything but the job. We had a rule that if anyone said something about work, they had to put a dollar in our team’s piggy bank that we spent on sweets. This simple breakfast habit helped us forget about the stress for a while, make connections, and understand each other better, which later proved valuable in our daily job.