Engaging Staff and Teams

Articles and resources on successfully engaging the individuals and teams in your area.

Building successful teams

  • Building Resilience as a Leader: The Six Pillars of Resilience
    This short video  offers a model for developing the resilience you need to lead your team with confidence, adaptability, positivity, perspective, and mastery of mindset. (LinkedIn Learning)
  • How Leaders Can Engage Employees During a Return to Work
    Four practices to build trust and sense of purpose. Includes a helpful outline calendar of communications. (McKinsey and Company)
  • It's Time to Re-onboard Everyone
    With high turnover, the shift to remote work, and continued uncertainty, chances are that everyone on your team is feeling a bit unmoored right now. So consider a team-wide onboarding this fall, for both new and old employees. This article offers a few tips on how to do that. (Harvard Business Review)
  • Trusting Teams
    Author and speaker Simon Sinek asserts that leadership is not about being in charge but about taking care of those in your charge. He says the responsibility of a leader is to create a trusting team, which is defines as an environment in which people feel safe and entrusted to do their jobs. In trusting teams, he explains, people are able to work at their natural best. (YouTube)

Managing hybrid and remote teams

 More Resources for MIT Managers