Stephen Colwell - How to Be Effective In a Team Environment
Guest: NAIWE’s Branding and Marketing Expert Stephen Colwell
As freelancers, we often find ourselves thrust into team environments that are unfamiliar, confusing, and chaotic. Assignments often lack clear definition, details are scarce, feedback is vague, and deadlines are moving targets. Stephen Colwell will be sharing the foundational methods and processes today’s top-performing teams are using to empower each other, eliminate waste, and accelerate progress...without all the overwhelm, chaos, and fatigue.
Here’s what you can expect to learn in this class:
- How to build team unity
- How to make team meetings more effective
- How to use the B.L.O.T. method in your email messages; data vs. feelings in emails
- How to build more appropriate client expectations while taking scope creep into account
Stephen (Steve") Colwell serves as CEO and head of strategy for Clarify Media and Completing, two Southern California–based firms specializing in marketing and project management. With over 10 years of hands-on agency experience as a copywriter, brand strategist, and project manager, he brings a broad and deep range of both marketing and operations expertise to the community. From strategy and design to growth and performance, Steve offers a rare mix of creative and analytical thinking toward helping creative professionals, teams, and small businesses accelerate their progress and achieve more. He has led project teams responsible for over $100+ million in annual revenue across four continents. A certified Agile practitioner, Steve is fanatical about helping others work in teams more effectively and operate at their best using the same proven routines practiced by today’s top-performing companies.
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