Organizational Team Fitness: Getting a team fit is a process which leads to a final step: Achieving Results. This course unfolds the steps of that process to reach this ultimate goal. We will diagnose where we are now and how to turn dysfunctions into fully functioning skills.These skills include establishing 360- degree accountability, creating active commitment by each player, a no fear policy when approaching conflict, and Trust building by finding out what is breaking it and eliminating team and individual destructive, negative behaviors.
Change Management: Become a Quick- Change Artist: Research shows that approximately 20% of the population are change friendly. About 50% are on the fence and not really desiring to embrace change and 30% are authentic change resisters. Job one at the workshop is to facilitate an understanding of Change as one of evolution and growth and not something that should be avoided. Once Change is something an individual can Anticipate not react to, engage not defend against it, embrace it not resist it and if appropriate, Initiate change instead of enduring it. Addressing leading organizational change is then viable second step. Completing the program is the review of the Harvard research based, eight-stage program to guide change in an organization.
Upon completion of this Seminar:
1. Learn how to get a snapshot of how the team is presently doing.
2. Be able to describe and improve on the 5 dysfunctions of a team.
3. Know how to change the language of the team to reinvent it for higher productivity. (For example, the elimination of the word “They” in team communication.)
4. Create a team culture which is learning centered not judgement centered.
5. Learn to balance advocacy and inquiry in resolving conflict.
6. Understand the value of a team agreement.
7. Learn and understand the three-part sequence to the change process.
8. Use the importance of the neutral zone to negotiate change.
9. Be able adjust perspectives to allow for positive change in the workplace.
10. Have a tool to determine what is in their control and what is not.
11. Know how to change self- talk to stop going out of the mind (fight or flight response) over change.
12. Be able to anticipate and manage the results of change in the workplace: grief, guilt, anxiety, stress, and resentment.
13. Learn the Common errors made during a change process and how to avoid them.
14. Be able to enumerate the Future skills of a leader to handle the coming Sea change.