Building Teams That Transform The Funny Truth About What Works and What Doesn't
This thought-provoking keynote is based on Dr. Dewett’s many years of writing, research, and teaching – much of it derived from his popular guidebook The Little Black Book of Leadership. Over time, so many half-truths have emerged about how to build great teams. Todd shares the very few that are actually backed by science and truly work in the real world.
The simple truth about teams is that achieving compliance is easy, but inspiring commitment is more difficult. Staffing a team, setting expectations, and delivering feedback are not complicated processes. Building a winning team, collaborating to set engaging goals, and creating a dialogue that improves all of us is much more challenging – but so worth it. When managed correctly, a team is definitely much more than the sum of its parts.
It’s time to bridge the gap between our potential and our reality. Using his trademark no-nonsense delivery, Dr. Dewett shares the behaviors and practices that transform a group into a team. Your attendees will be entertained and educated as Todd uses practical wisdom and memorable stories to prepare you for next level performance.
Like all of Dr. Dewett’s talks this is a traditional story-based keynote-style talk that is practical and applied. The result is professionals more informed about how great teams function and more willing to go make it happen.
Ownership is everything. Goals and clear expectations are essential, right? Kind of. They of course matter, but never move a team forward rapidly. Not unless each team member feels they have ownership. Voice, collaboration, and ownership are what turn compliance into commitment.
Rewards are overrated. Okay, when earned, recognition and rewards are very useful. Notice the key word – earned. Most organizations strive passionately to recognize everyone for something. Bad move. Reward excellence, and for everyone else build a positive and supportive work environment that creates the conditions for – you guessed it – more excellence.
Passionate for positivity. The first rule of great teams is that we’re all in this together. No show-offs, people who hog the credit, and no bullies of any kind. Negativity occasionally gets you compliance due to fear. It never helps you achieve commitment. In contrast, positive leaders and a positive work culture will move your employees to follow you through the most difficult of challenges.
The old rules don’t apply.
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