If you've ever been on a team, you know there are good times and bad, highs and lows, ups and downs. But you might not have known exactly what they mean or why they happen. Group researcher Bruce Tuckman, defines these different stages of group development as Forming, Storming, Norming, and Performing. Being able to recognize your team’s current stage will allow you to understand what is going on and know how to take them to the next stage. Here’s a breakdown of each stage and what to expect.
With big deadlines looming and stress accumulating, it can be easy to fall into the trap of procrastination. Instead of working, you spend time on social media or browse the internet for the latest recipes and cat videos. We've all been there.
But how can you fight the urge to procrastinate and get back to work? After all, even if you manage to get the work done, procrastination can cause extra stress or make you unable to turn in your best work, especially if you feel rushed and out of time. The good news is that there are simple steps that you can follow to eliminate procrastination from your life. Here are five ways to stop procrastinating and get back to your work.