Start learning "High Performing Teams" Today

Start learning "High Performing Teams" Today

Leadership

High Performing Teams

Samantha Yarwood

Explore the essentials of creating and leading high-performing teams. Learn the strategies to build a cohesive, motivated, and productive team environment.

English

1h 14min

12 Episodes

Leadership

High Performing Teams

Samantha Yarwood

Explore the essentials of creating and leading high-performing teams. Learn the strategies to build a cohesive, motivated, and productive team environment.

English

1h 14min

12 Episodes

Leadership

High Performing Teams

Samantha Yarwood

Explore the essentials of creating and leading high-performing teams. Learn the strategies to build a cohesive, motivated, and productive team environment.

English

1h 14min

12 Episodes

Episodes

About the Season

About the Speaker

Episode 1: Introduction

  • Definition of high-performing teams and the importance of intentionality.

  • Samantha’s experience and purpose in team development.

  • Overview of key characteristics of high-performing teams.

  • Encouragement to reflect on current team status and goals.

Episode 2: Direction: Clear Vision and Goals

  • Importance of a shared vision for team effectiveness.

  • Steps to create and communicate a clear team vision.

  • Aligning team goals with organizational strategy.

  • Monitoring and adjusting the vision and goals regularly.

Episode 3: Alignment: Defined Roles and Responsibilities

  • Significance of clear roles and responsibilities in team success.

  • Using frameworks like RACI and DACI for role clarity.

  • Benefits of role clarity for accountability and performance.

  • Implementing regular meetings to track progress.

Episode 4: Alignment: Team Behaviors

  • Importance of team behaviors in achieving goals.

  • Categories of team behaviors: learning, emotional intelligence, task execution, maintenance, social cohesion, high-performance, and cohesive behaviors.

  • Example of aligning team behaviors in an EdTech startup.

  • Reflection and goal-setting for desired team behaviors.

Episode 5: Collaborative Excellence: Building Trust and Psychological Safety

  • Definition and importance of psychological safety.

  • Building psychological safety through open communication and empathy.

  • Examples and research supporting the benefits of psychological safety.

  • Practical steps to foster psychological safety in teams.

Episode 6: Trust

  • Trust as the foundation of high-performing teams.

  • The Trust Equation: credibility, reliability, intimacy, and self-orientation.

  • Building trust through vulnerability, dependability, and connecting on a human level.

  • Practical tips for fostering trust within teams.

Episode 7: Enhancing Collaboration (Operating Manual of Me)

  • Importance of human connections in collaboration.

  • Creating personal user guides to understand individual work styles.

  • Building deeper mutual understanding and trust.

  • Benefits of leveraging diverse perspectives for team success.

Episode 8: Fostering Communication and Collaboration Part 1: Reactive Tendencies

  • Understanding unconscious reactive tendencies in team communication.

  • Karen Horney’s three main reactive tendencies.

  • Using the “core quadrant” model to balance core qualities and challenges.

  • Tips for managing reactive tendencies and enhancing communication.

Episode 9: Fostering Communication and Collaboration Part 2: Giving and Receiving Feedback

  • Importance of candid and caring conversations in team communication.

  • Non-violent communication (NVC) model for feedback.

  • Four steps of NVC: observations, feelings, needs, and requests.

  • Practical examples of using NVC for effective feedback.

Episode 10: Creating a Continuous Learning Environment (Coaching)

  • Benefits of a continuous learning environment for team performance.

  • Coaching culture as a key to continuous learning.

  • Simple coaching framework for day-to-day interactions.

  • Creating psychological safety through supportive feedback and reflection.

Episode 11: The Most Important Team FUNdamental: The Fun Factor

  • Importance of fun in boosting engagement, creativity, and productivity.

  • Examples of integrating fun into the workplace.

  • Specific activities to build trust and team cohesion.

  • Benefits of a fun and flexible work environment.

Episode 12: Wrap Up

  • Recap of key points covered in the season.

  • Importance of revisiting and reinforcing team vision, roles, and behaviors.

  • Celebrating successes and maintaining open communication.

  • Final thoughts on the continuous journey of building high-performing teams.

Episodes

About the Season

About the Speaker

Episode 1: Introduction

  • Definition of high-performing teams and the importance of intentionality.

  • Samantha’s experience and purpose in team development.

  • Overview of key characteristics of high-performing teams.

  • Encouragement to reflect on current team status and goals.

Episode 2: Direction: Clear Vision and Goals

  • Importance of a shared vision for team effectiveness.

  • Steps to create and communicate a clear team vision.

  • Aligning team goals with organizational strategy.

  • Monitoring and adjusting the vision and goals regularly.

Episode 3: Alignment: Defined Roles and Responsibilities

  • Significance of clear roles and responsibilities in team success.

  • Using frameworks like RACI and DACI for role clarity.

  • Benefits of role clarity for accountability and performance.

  • Implementing regular meetings to track progress.

Episode 4: Alignment: Team Behaviors

  • Importance of team behaviors in achieving goals.

  • Categories of team behaviors: learning, emotional intelligence, task execution, maintenance, social cohesion, high-performance, and cohesive behaviors.

  • Example of aligning team behaviors in an EdTech startup.

  • Reflection and goal-setting for desired team behaviors.

Episode 5: Collaborative Excellence: Building Trust and Psychological Safety

  • Definition and importance of psychological safety.

  • Building psychological safety through open communication and empathy.

  • Examples and research supporting the benefits of psychological safety.

  • Practical steps to foster psychological safety in teams.

Episode 6: Trust

  • Trust as the foundation of high-performing teams.

  • The Trust Equation: credibility, reliability, intimacy, and self-orientation.

  • Building trust through vulnerability, dependability, and connecting on a human level.

  • Practical tips for fostering trust within teams.

Episode 7: Enhancing Collaboration (Operating Manual of Me)

  • Importance of human connections in collaboration.

  • Creating personal user guides to understand individual work styles.

  • Building deeper mutual understanding and trust.

  • Benefits of leveraging diverse perspectives for team success.

Episode 8: Fostering Communication and Collaboration Part 1: Reactive Tendencies

  • Understanding unconscious reactive tendencies in team communication.

  • Karen Horney’s three main reactive tendencies.

  • Using the “core quadrant” model to balance core qualities and challenges.

  • Tips for managing reactive tendencies and enhancing communication.

Episode 9: Fostering Communication and Collaboration Part 2: Giving and Receiving Feedback

  • Importance of candid and caring conversations in team communication.

  • Non-violent communication (NVC) model for feedback.

  • Four steps of NVC: observations, feelings, needs, and requests.

  • Practical examples of using NVC for effective feedback.

Episode 10: Creating a Continuous Learning Environment (Coaching)

  • Benefits of a continuous learning environment for team performance.

  • Coaching culture as a key to continuous learning.

  • Simple coaching framework for day-to-day interactions.

  • Creating psychological safety through supportive feedback and reflection.

Episode 11: The Most Important Team FUNdamental: The Fun Factor

  • Importance of fun in boosting engagement, creativity, and productivity.

  • Examples of integrating fun into the workplace.

  • Specific activities to build trust and team cohesion.

  • Benefits of a fun and flexible work environment.

Episode 12: Wrap Up

  • Recap of key points covered in the season.

  • Importance of revisiting and reinforcing team vision, roles, and behaviors.

  • Celebrating successes and maintaining open communication.

  • Final thoughts on the continuous journey of building high-performing teams.

Episodes

About the Season

About the Speaker

Episode 1: Introduction

  • Definition of high-performing teams and the importance of intentionality.

  • Samantha’s experience and purpose in team development.

  • Overview of key characteristics of high-performing teams.

  • Encouragement to reflect on current team status and goals.

Episode 2: Direction: Clear Vision and Goals

  • Importance of a shared vision for team effectiveness.

  • Steps to create and communicate a clear team vision.

  • Aligning team goals with organizational strategy.

  • Monitoring and adjusting the vision and goals regularly.

Episode 3: Alignment: Defined Roles and Responsibilities

  • Significance of clear roles and responsibilities in team success.

  • Using frameworks like RACI and DACI for role clarity.

  • Benefits of role clarity for accountability and performance.

  • Implementing regular meetings to track progress.

Episode 4: Alignment: Team Behaviors

  • Importance of team behaviors in achieving goals.

  • Categories of team behaviors: learning, emotional intelligence, task execution, maintenance, social cohesion, high-performance, and cohesive behaviors.

  • Example of aligning team behaviors in an EdTech startup.

  • Reflection and goal-setting for desired team behaviors.

Episode 5: Collaborative Excellence: Building Trust and Psychological Safety

  • Definition and importance of psychological safety.

  • Building psychological safety through open communication and empathy.

  • Examples and research supporting the benefits of psychological safety.

  • Practical steps to foster psychological safety in teams.

Episode 6: Trust

  • Trust as the foundation of high-performing teams.

  • The Trust Equation: credibility, reliability, intimacy, and self-orientation.

  • Building trust through vulnerability, dependability, and connecting on a human level.

  • Practical tips for fostering trust within teams.

Episode 7: Enhancing Collaboration (Operating Manual of Me)

  • Importance of human connections in collaboration.

  • Creating personal user guides to understand individual work styles.

  • Building deeper mutual understanding and trust.

  • Benefits of leveraging diverse perspectives for team success.

Episode 8: Fostering Communication and Collaboration Part 1: Reactive Tendencies

  • Understanding unconscious reactive tendencies in team communication.

  • Karen Horney’s three main reactive tendencies.

  • Using the “core quadrant” model to balance core qualities and challenges.

  • Tips for managing reactive tendencies and enhancing communication.

Episode 9: Fostering Communication and Collaboration Part 2: Giving and Receiving Feedback

  • Importance of candid and caring conversations in team communication.

  • Non-violent communication (NVC) model for feedback.

  • Four steps of NVC: observations, feelings, needs, and requests.

  • Practical examples of using NVC for effective feedback.

Episode 10: Creating a Continuous Learning Environment (Coaching)

  • Benefits of a continuous learning environment for team performance.

  • Coaching culture as a key to continuous learning.

  • Simple coaching framework for day-to-day interactions.

  • Creating psychological safety through supportive feedback and reflection.

Episode 11: The Most Important Team FUNdamental: The Fun Factor

  • Importance of fun in boosting engagement, creativity, and productivity.

  • Examples of integrating fun into the workplace.

  • Specific activities to build trust and team cohesion.

  • Benefits of a fun and flexible work environment.

Episode 12: Wrap Up

  • Recap of key points covered in the season.

  • Importance of revisiting and reinforcing team vision, roles, and behaviors.

  • Celebrating successes and maintaining open communication.

  • Final thoughts on the continuous journey of building high-performing teams.

Is This Season for You?

This season is perfect for leaders, managers, and team members at any stage of their career looking to enhance their team’s performance. Whether you are new to leadership or an experienced professional, you’ll gain valuable insights and practical tools to build a motivated, cohesive, and high-performing team.

Is This Season for You?

This season is perfect for leaders, managers, and team members at any stage of their career looking to enhance their team’s performance. Whether you are new to leadership or an experienced professional, you’ll gain valuable insights and practical tools to build a motivated, cohesive, and high-performing team.

Is This Season for You?

This season is perfect for leaders, managers, and team members at any stage of their career looking to enhance their team’s performance. Whether you are new to leadership or an experienced professional, you’ll gain valuable insights and practical tools to build a motivated, cohesive, and high-performing team.

Unlock Your Team’s Potential: Transformative Leadership Starts Here

Unlock Your Team’s Potential: Transformative Leadership Starts Here

Unlock Your Team’s Potential: Transformative Leadership Starts Here

Join us in transforming your approach to team leadership. Embrace the principles of clear vision, defined roles, and collaborative excellence to unlock your team’s full potential. Start your journey to building a motivated and high-performing team today. Subscribe to our season and take the first step towards meaningful change and sustained success. Together, let’s reimagine what’s possible for you and your team.

Join us in transforming your approach to team leadership. Embrace the principles of clear vision, defined roles, and collaborative excellence to unlock your team’s full potential. Start your journey to building a motivated and high-performing team today. Subscribe to our season and take the first step towards meaningful change and sustained success. Together, let’s reimagine what’s possible for you and your team.

Join us in transforming your approach to team leadership. Embrace the principles of clear vision, defined roles, and collaborative excellence to unlock your team’s full potential. Start your journey to building a motivated and high-performing team today. Subscribe to our season and take the first step towards meaningful change and sustained success. Together, let’s reimagine what’s possible for you and your team.