Episode 26: Ways to Create a Culture of Team

Should you use competition to develop your team? Or is there a better way to increase productivity and teamwork?

In Episode 26 of the New Churches Q&A Podcast, we talk about competition, teamwork, collaboration, and the importance of culture. Here is Jason Frizzell’s question,

What are the best practices to build a culture of team instead of a culture of competition between sites?

In this episode, you’ll discover:

  • The positives and negatives of competition
  • Why Cake Boss is a great team building activity
  • How to create and model a culture of collaboration

Shareable Quotes (#NewChurchesQA):

  • “We get so much more done when we’re working together and pulling in the same direction.”
  • “Healthy teams have some level of competition.”
  • “Get to know people and other teams to reduce the spirit of competition.”
  • “What’s celebrated on the stage becomes a part of the culture.”
  • “Negative competition is a result of misunderstandings and not having a relationship with one another.”
  • “If the senior leadership team doesn’t demonstrate collaboration, it doesn’t matter what they say.”
  • “You can’t just tell people what your culture is, you need to actually spend time modeling it.”
  • “Culture eats strategy for breakfast.” – Peter Drucker

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