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Launching Project Teams
Jump Start Collaboration, Communication, & Commitment

Teamwork in most organizations is somewhat of a voodoo science. Throw a bunch of well-intentioned people together, give them a goal, and pray it all works out. Yes, sometimes it does. But often, it doesn't – with way too much wheel spinning, frustration, and missed opportunities. Why? Because most newly forming teams do not have an intentional, engaging, skillfully facilitated process in place to help them succeed.

Enter Launching Project Teams, a one-day, all-hands-on-deck pow wow that radically increases the odds of a group becoming a team and a team becoming a high performing team.

Topics include:

  • Mission and vision alignment
  • Establishing team agreements and standards of excellence
  • Demystifying communication protocols
  • How to foster a culture of innovation
  • Raising the bar for effective team meetings
  • The eight characteristics of a high performing team
  • Clarifying roles and responsibilities
  • Brainstorming TBD challenges
  • Agreeing on a simple "go forward" game plan
What Kind of Teams Is This For?
  • Diversity councils
  • Innovation task forces
  • Intact work teams
  • Ad hoc work groups
  • Cross-functional teams
  • Underperforming teams
Other team development options
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