February 4, 2015

Sometimes Superstars Don’t Make a Super Team

A-players are coveted employees for every organization. While they tend to have exceedingly impressive records, (i.e., employment history, successful projects, high-level training program participation) individual performance is not necessarily an indication of team success. These organizational superstars are statistically smarter and more productive, giving companies the edge they need to be competitive in their respective industry marketplace. If superstars are so wonderful, then why don’t superstars make a super team?

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Team Collaboration, Teamwork

March 18, 2014

How Employee Misalignment is like Pushing a Car Uphill in the Wrong Direction

We talk a lot about goal alignment in the ClearCompany office. If you’ve ever been on a team working hard toward a commonly understood goal, you’ve experienced first-hand the electric energy of a unified team. As a manager, my job is to keep the team united so their energy is pointed in the right direction. But what happens when you have a team working toward the wrong goal? Keep Reading

Goal Alignment, Employee Engagement, Goals, Team Collaboration, Collaboration Solution, Collaboration, Productivity, Strategic Alignment, Collaboration Tools, Teamwork

February 5, 2014

Social Collaboration Can Help With Talent Alignment: Here's How

Around the ClearCompany offices, we’re fond of joking that “teamwork makes the dream work.” While it may sound hokey, we truly believe the mantra. We also greatly benefit from an open office space that fosters social collaboration - the process by which people in your company interact, share information and collaborate around goals. After all, you want your best people working together to stay engaged, remain productive and reach company goals. Keep Reading

Goal Alignment, Talent Alignment, Goals, Social Collaboration, Collaboration Tools, Teamwork, Accountability

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