3. Teach your team to learn to walk in other team member’s shoes.
It’s called mentalizing. Mentalizing helps us see situations from the perspective of others. Studies show that the more we do this, the more we are likely to feel empathy toward and relate more positively to those whose perspective we are taking.
4. Help team members share their goals.
When team members share goals, their connection to each other and their commitment to the team’s goals will intensify.
5. Build an attitude of gratitude among your team.
Model gratitude so that your team can see it in you. Regularly explain how gratitude not only is Biblical but that it actually helps build team cohesiveness.
6. To Build Community, Build Trust!
As trust increases, the neurotransmitter oxytocin increases which strengthens cooperativeness among your team and empathy toward each other. It even lowers blood pressure and the amount of the stress hormone, cortisol, in our bodi
What have you done to build community in your team?
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