Team Effectiveness Workshops
Our Workshops Provide Practical Information on How To Improve Skills.
“Working in a space where critical and difficult decisions are a part of everyday life can be challenging, tiring, and sometimes defeating. Keeping a positive mindset, helping your team stay motivated, and validating the difficult work we do starts with understanding, acknowledging, and intentionally focusing on the five behaviors of a cohesive team. Darrell / Higher Ground, has provided a customized, clear path for us to examine and apply these principles.”
– Marla K., Director
The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team
Based on the bestselling book “The Five Dysfunctions of a Team” by Patrick Lencioni, The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team is a model and development program that guides intact teams through a journey to improve in five areas that are key to productive team dynamics.
COHESIVE TEAMS ARE THE ULTIMATE COMPETITIVE ADVANTAGE
Teamwork is the ultimate competitive advantage because it is so powerful and so rare. A high-functioning team can achieve its potential, resulting in a healthier, more productive organization. Additionally, improving teamwork is an important endeavor beyond merely helping organizations become more effective. It also reduces stress and dissatisfaction of the people who work in those organizations, which has a profound impact on the lives of their friends and family members as well.
WHAT ARE THE FIVE BEHAVIORS OF A COHESIVE TEAM?
Based on the bestselling book The Five Dysfunctions of a Team by Patrick Lencioni, The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team is a model and development program that guides intact teams through a journey to improve in five areas that are key to productive team dynamics: Trust, Conflict, Commitment, Accountability and Results.
WATCH THE VIDEO OF HOW IT ALL BEGAN
Here is author of The Five Dysfunctions of a Team: A Leadership Fable discussing how the 5 behaviors of a cohesive team came about.
THE FIVE BEHAVIORS OF A COHESIVE TEAM IS THE MOST COMPLETE TEAM ASSESSMENT AVAILABLE
The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team assessment gives team members a sense of their team’s unique strengths and areas of improvement. It’s a tool that evaluates the team’s dynamic across the five fundamental behaviors so members can decide what improvements are necessary for becoming a higher performing team.
The assessment also serves as a powerful measurement for growth. By first taking the assessment at the outset of the development effort, the team will establish a baseline for the current state. Then – after the team learns and practices new skills – taking a re-assessment will provide valuable feedback about where the team is progressing and about where more focus must be placed.
The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive team includes a DiSC behavior-style assessment for each team member, with the results presented on a single graph that plots the personality and behavioral “style” (Dominance, Influence, Steadiness and Conscientiousness) of everyone on the team. Personality and behavioral style is a key determinant for how people present themselves and interpret the words and actions of others. Gaining a better understanding and greater appreciation of each team member’s style gives the team as a whole the ability to work together more effectively.
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