Encouraging a Team Working Environment- Updated

Ways to put an end to the Red Pen mentality in education.

What is Red Pen mentality? It is one of those people always walking around pointing out the flaws and never having a solution. Or…

Often in education, and in other team work environments, team members are quick to criticize. Team members either prefer their way or are insecure about their way. The easiest response is to point out the flaws of others, to gossip, or engage in other destructive behavior. This breaks down the team and destroys the cooperative environment. Here are some ways to avoid the Red Pen Mentality.

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10 thoughts on “Encouraging a Team Working Environment- Updated

  1. I believe Acknowledge is spelled incorrectly.  BTW, I love these lists.  Do you sell them in a larger size?  I printed some uon legal paper but I would like them bigger.  May I take to Office Depot to enlarge?

    >________________________________ > From: An Ethical Island >To: sharonrideau@yahoo.com >Sent: Monday, July 1, 2013 10:46 AM >Subject: [New post] Encouraging a Team Working Environment > > WordPress.com >Mia posted: “27 Ways to put an end to the Red Pen mentality in education. What is Red Pen mentality? It is one of those people always walking around pointing out the flaws and never having a solution. Or… Often in education, and in other team work environments” >

    • Thanks! I know it’s spelled wrong. I was going to fix it, but it kind of drives some people crazy so I thought I would leave it… Hehehe. It’s for the Red Penners out there. I can send you the jpg and you can print it for noncommercial use. And I will add the “c” if you like… Send me an email mmacmeekin@yahoo.com
      Mia

  2. Working as a team is God’s will. If only we took the time to put those laws into practice we definetly would have better results !

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  4. I would also love this jpeg to display in my office. Would you be willing to send it to me so that I can print it out as a poster?

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