Building High Performing Teams

Change organizational dynamics from adversarial interactions to trusted long-term internal and external business partnerships. 

 

Because of the interdependent nature of how work gets done in today’s workplace, organizations able to create effective work teams gain a competitive advantage.

Reliable assessment tools are used to identify how effectively teams are working together. 

 

By building awareness of their strengths and weaknesses, members develop strategies to grow into high performing teams.

 

A successful organization depends on the willingness and ability of its people to cooperate and work effectively together.

 

TRUE NORTH COACHING SOLUTIONS helps

organizations learn how to encourage, support and

reward the skills and behaviors that enable effective

teamwork.

 

We work to develop the skills and values of high

performing teams… effective group process and

decision-making, problem-solving, and communication

skills. 

 

TRUE NORTH COACHING SOLUTIONS helps

teams develop in two ways:

  • First, by assessing the effectiveness of how
    teams members currently work together

  • Then, by building knowledge & skills to build
    high-performance teams

 

Assessment 

TRUE NORTH COACHING SOLUTIONS uses valid

and reliable assessment tools to help teams identify
how effectively they are currently working together. 

 

By building the teams' collective awareness of their strengths and weaknesses, they develop strategies to grow into high performing teams.

 

Team assessment tools help to identify development needs in the areas of group dynamics, knowledge, and team skill sets.

 

Group Dynamics — Building awareness of group dynamics helps the team answer

three critical questions:

  1. How effectively they are working together?

  2. What behaviors need to be changed?

  3. What behaviors should be strengthened?

 

This is accomplished using team and business simulations, real world problems and situations to:

  1. Understand and appreciate individual differences

  2. The effect of group dynamics on the ability to work effectively together

 

Knowledge and Skill Assessment — Providing teams with insight into their level of team development enable them to compare their effectiveness to best practices in teamwork; as a result, teams can:

  1. Assess their current level of effectiveness and their current stage of team development

  2. Develop the mindset, beliefs, and values that will motivate individual team members to chose to cooperate and work effectively together

  3. Build strategies to learn new skill sets and enhance existing skills that will help them to work to their full potential

  4. Apply best practices of high performing teams to ensure they are operating at peak levels of team performance

 

Knowledge and Skill  — Peak team performance results when two essential ingredients are maximized — the willingness to work as a team and the ability to work as a team. TRUE NORTH COACHING SOLUTIONS helps teams build on insight gained from their team assessment work and develop core team skills that enable peak team performance.

 

The following are workshop outlines for team skills taught by TRUE NORTH COACHING SOLUTIONS in creating dialogue and mining the collective IQ of teams.  Upon completion of this workshop,  learners will be able to:

  1. Define a high-performing and the stages of team development

  2. Build the characteristics of high performing teams in to your teamwork

  3. Develop clear mission & goals

  4. Apply the principles of accepted leadership

  5. Define clear roles and accountability

  6. Manage people, processes & tasks

  7. Build cohesion, trust, & relationships within the team

  8. Use excellent communications to mine the team's collective intelligence

  9. Resolve conflict

  10. Plan and conduct highly effective meetings

  11. Solve-problems and make high-quality decisions

Contact us to discuss how we can help you grow.

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