Fostering Connection & Community on your Team
“Good gatherings can create a sense of community.”
~ Priya Parker
~ Priya Parker
As we all know, remote and hybrid work comes with the risk of disconnection from our co-workers and our community at Berkeley Lab.
How to foster human connection in a hybrid workforce - Fast Company
What a Year of WFH Has Done to Our Relationships at Work - Harvard Business Review
Creating Meaningful Connection at Work - Dare to Lead
Dr. Laurie Santos, a professor of psychology at Yale and the host of the popular The Happiness Lab podcast, joins Brene Brown to talk about what we can expect when we return to the workplace, as well as evidence-based strategies for how we can use this moment to create and cultivate meaningful connection at work.
Loneliness and Connection - Dare to Lead
In this episode with Dr. Vivek Murthy, a physician and the 19th Surgeon General of the United States, we dig in on loneliness and the physical and emotional toll that social disconnection takes on us.
Brought to you from the creators of Play on Purpose, Virtual Connection Labs model and teach how to facilitate connection exercises on your teams. The workshops are 75- min and cost between $15-25. The exercises you’ll learn in Virtual Connection Labs can be applied in a wide array of events, workshops and programs. They are adaptable to various themes, group sizes and outcomes.
Berkeley Lab's Learning & Organizational Development Department
Team Building & Creating Strong Cultures
Team-development is all about building high-performing teams and enabling employees to put their self-development lessons into practice. Use these resources, tools, and recommendations to cultivate strong leadership abilities, interpersonal dynamics, and culture on your teams. This section offers team-based learning opportunities, ideal for supervisors and divisional management to implement with their teams.
We specifically recommend: Dare to Lead Read-along Workbook from Brene Brown, which includes many team exercises to build trust, strengthen relationships,
Tired of Zoom? Check out this list of platforms that offer different ways to gather virtually. Most offer free options that work with smaller groups and other pricing options are listed.