What's the temperature of your team?

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We track many things in our companies. It’s helpful to be able to assign numbers to what’s important to us so we can work on improving them. What’s tracked becomes tangible, making it easier to understand where changes need to occur.

But some of the things that have the biggest impact on our work are the ones that are rarely tracked and accounted for – if we feel valued, if we feel respected, if we feel like our voice counts, if we have good relationships with others. When we feel good about these things, we are free to do our best work.

Most companies don’t actively monitor these areas. If they did, I could guarantee that they would see a correlation with productivity, profits, and the atmosphere and culture of their workplaces.

In just a few minutes a month, you can easily start tracking how your teams are feeling with this simple five question survey. Have team members fill it out anonymously at the beginning or end of every month. Based on the results, you can adjust how the team is working together and everyone can start taking an active role in creating a strong, healthy team.

1. I feel connected to my team.

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2. I receive recognition for the work I do in a way that makes me feel appreciated.

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3. I feel respected by the people I work with.

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4. I feel my ideas and input are wanted and sought out.

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5. I feel I can trust my team to support me.

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A Team Human Conversation

Fight workplace zombies in your organization and join Team Human! Gather a group of fellow workplace zombie hunters to discuss our most recent blog post. Use the questions below to kick start your conversation.

  1.  What do you currently do to track the health of your team?

  2. How could having actual numbers impact how you work to build a stronger team?

  3. What are other possible ways to monitor the feelings of the team?