Teamwork in Action: Turning Workgroups into an Energized, Productive Winning Teams
Marcia Zidle is a board-certified executive coach, business management consultant, and keynote speaker, who works with organizations to leverage their leadership and human capital assets that result in higher performance and profitability. She has 25 years of management, business consulting, and international experience in a variety of industries including health care, financial services, oil and gas, manufacturing, insurance, pharmaceuticals, hospitality, government, and non-profits. She brings expertise in social and emotional intelligence; executive and team leadership; employee engagement and innovation; personal and organizational change management. She has been selected as one of LinkedIn Profinder’s Top Coaches for 2017, 2018, and 2019.
High-performing teams are the backbones of successful, sustainable organizations. How well teams work together, communicate, and resolve conflict can drive the success – or failure – of your company. Great teams are energizing and productive, delivering breakthrough results. In an effective team, everyone understands how to contribute in ways that support team outcomes that go above and beyond what any individual could accomplish alone. But teamwork isn’t easy. Even the best teams, with the most well-intentioned members, can encounter problems that hinder their collective accomplishments.
This webinar is designed specifically for your managers and leaders to maximum their team’s productivity by understanding how to navigate the stages of team development; address the various challenges that occur throughout the team’s life cycle; and learn leadership techniques for different types of teams including project, cross-cultural, virtual, self-managed and permanent. They will also develop skills to enhance communication and trust; align team members around shared goals; and effectively plan, communicate, execute, and deliver on those goals. Teams are also the breeding ground for your future leaders. So why not start building their fire-fighting team skills now!
The focus of this webinar is to help you develop your team building and team development muscles now.
- Recognize what a high performing team looks like for your organization
- Define the six characteristics of an effective team – the winning team model
- Identify the four stages of team development, their purpose, and the challenges of each
- Learn the five critical team management skills that bind a team together to achieve set goals
- Review a variety of team building activities to enhance trust, teamwork, and communication
- Prevent “silo” thinking so that the left-hand knows and cares about what the right hand is doing
- Develop a plan of action for increasing your leadership skills and your team’s performance throughout their life cycle
Course Level - Intermediate
Who Should Attend
CEO’s, COO’s, VP of Human Resources, Vice-Presidents of Marketing, Vice-Presidents of Finance, Chief Learning Officer, Directors, Project Managers, Operation Managers and Supervisors, Team Leaders, Human Resources Professionals, Business Unit Managers, Boards of Directors, Senior Management Teams, Executive Teams
Why Should You Attend
Are your people performing like superbly trained firefighters - working together to get the teams’ projects done on time, on budget, and on target? Or are they constantly dealing with misunderstandings, work falling through the cracks, and conflicts instead of cooperation? Many people think that bringing a group of people together and saying: “We’re now a team” miraculously transforms a workgroup into a high-performance team. Smart managers and leaders realize that great teams just don’t happen. They have to be built - one building block at a time.
Whether you are new to leading a team or a seasoned veteran, you will benefit from learning practicing the crucial “Survival Strategies of Effective Fire Fighting” that will transform your workgroup into an efficient, cohesive working team. You will understand these four key principles of an effective fire-fighter and then relate them to your own situation. This webinar will provide you with the guidelines and principles to build and then maximize the strength and productivity of your team. There is an amazing strength and capability when your team members are in sync and working together to perform at heroic levels. The results will be exceptional in team engagement and performance.