H.E. Luccock once said: "No one can whistle a symphony. It takes a whole orchestra to play it."
Humans are hardwired to connect with one another, whether it’s in our personal lives or the workplace. It can be said that connection is perhaps the most important component in building effective, high performing teams that deliver the best outcome possible.
My role is to bring together diverse talent from across Kin + Carta Connect into these teams, whose goal is to address a challenge and create stand-out, engaging campaigns for our clients.
In order for this to happen, we must connect with each other so that we create an environment that fosters powerful collaboration and unlocks everyone’s skills and expertise. In that way we can drive solutions quickly.
Connected teams ensure a sense of responsibility amongst its members, encourage equal opportunity to share ideas, nurture healthy working relationships and drive a culture of continuous learning.
But unlike an orchestra, we frequently find ourselves working in teams spread across locations and time zones, with face-to-face conversations often replaced with emails and instant messages. How do we build these meaningful connections, in a world where the nature of the team building and how we work is changing?