10 ways in which high performing teams ensure they maximise their time together
Teams are so much more than their meetings. How team members work outside of formal meetings is as important as what goes inside them. However, bringing everyone together is a significant investment and high performing teams use their time together wisely.
Three reasons why you cannot ignore your top team
Research over the last two decades has shown that the top management team has a significant impact on organisational outcomes. Setting the right tone at the top has never been more important.
The six practices of High Performance Teams – our framework
For many executives, ‘Team Building’ and ‘Away Days’ conjure up an image of ropes courses and endless MBTI sessions. Indeed, the research suggests that focussing on relationships alone has very little impact on team performance over time.
Our approach to team development is informed by looking at the most high performing teams and asking, “What is the difference that makes the difference?”
How leadership teams develop – from competition to co-creation
The idea of storming and norming, whilst looking good on a theoretical model, in our experience does not translate to leadership team development. Our unique approach helps a leader identify where their teams is and where it needs to be.
Some other stuff we notice about high performing leadership teams
While we love a bit of theory, we also know that some things don’t fit neatly into a model or framework and we’re quite happy to work in that space between. Here are some of the other things we notice about high performing teams we work with.