R. E. S. P. E. C. T.

We tend to get so focused on what our team or department is doing that we forget about the bigger picture. 

Often there is awesome work happening in another team that impacts or improves what you are working on, and we owe it some RESPECT.

Try this: Swap 10.

Ask another team for 10 minutes on their calendar. Show up and present a key initiative your team is struggling with, a challenge you face, or a goal you are close to meeting. 

Give them 10 minutes on your agenda to do the same.

Chances are, you will learn from each other and maybe help solve each other’s challenges.  At the very least, you will certainly increase respect for each other’s workload and process.

Bonus tip:  Ask someone on your team to do the presentation to build their skills and enhance their image. 

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