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The Teammate Tuesday Blog

Welcome to the Teammate Tuesday blog—Lance Loya’s collection of good teammate musings. These short, insightful pieces offer a unique glimpse into the art of being a good teammate. They are sure to improve teamwork and inspire you to become a better version of yourself.

Chef Jennifer and the Quote Du Jour

Chef Jennifer and the Quote Du Jour

Finding inspiration in an unexpected place, from an unexpected source, results in a special blessing. I had the good fortune of receiving such a blessing over the weekend. I was in Tampa for a convention and searching for someplace to eat dinner....

The Humility to Listen

The Humility to Listen

Listening is an important part of being a good teammate. Teammates who listen facilitate efficiency, increase productivity, and minimize grief. Listening leads to team success, especially when it involves listening to feedback. This week in 1985,...

Regret-Free Endings

Regret-Free Endings

No one has a more insightful perspective on life than those nearing its end. Experiencing the final sands trickle from life’s hourglass permits the dying a unique position of reflection. For the past thirteen years, Tenzin Kiyosaki has served as an...

Carlos the Car Care Specialist

Carlos the Car Care Specialist

My work with corporate teams often centers on improving customer service. Business leaders want their employees to work together and for there to be harmony in their workplace, but they need their employees to be teammates—good teammates—to their...

Don’t Be Afraid to Care

Don’t Be Afraid to Care

Pink Floyd released its iconic album, The Dark Side of the Moon, forty-eight years ago this month. Considered by many to be one of the greatest concept albums of all time, it still holds the world record for the most weeks charted on the Billboard...

Countering Donor Fatigue

Countering Donor Fatigue

Anyone who works in fundraising is familiar with the concept of donor fatigue—a situation that develops when donors stop giving to a cause they previously supported. Donor fatigue can cripple an organization whose operations depend upon benefactor...

You Have One Job

You Have One Job

The “you had one job” memes never disappoint. They provide some of the best laughs because they are absurd—yet laced with truth. The expression is the perfect response to seeing such blunders as handrails installed in the wrong direction of a...

How to Handle Being Betrayed by a Teammate

How to Handle Being Betrayed by a Teammate

“Beware of the Ides of March.” The soothsayer offers this warning to Julius Caesar in Shakespeare’s play of the same name. Caesar fails to heed the warning and is later assassinated on the Roman Senate floor. Before dying, Caesar utters the equally...

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