4cs Teambuilding

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I am sure you are aware the never before in the history of the work place has the concept of team work been more crucial to the operations of successful organizations. We are seeing unprecedented economic pressure, global competition, and a constant stream of negative news that we are all barely holding on. It reminds me of a story I heard where a gentleman was hiking ….tell joke. I know we all wonder is someone else up there and many of us are like the hiker barely holding on. Well today we are going to talk about why the number one reason teams are successful, we will discuss knowing your team, the 4C’s of ever successful team, a few attributes that all team must have, and finally some general tips to motivate and reward you team or organization.

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  • 1.Breaking Through The Barriers!Team Building In Chaos!
    The 4 Cs Of High Performance Teams!
    Nov. 1, 2008
    Len Strickler Motivational Seminars

2. What Are The Barriers Today?
Economic Crisis
Unemployment All Time High
Global Competition
Employers - Less Is More
Employees - Fear Job Loss
Generational Management Issues
3. Answer: High Performance Teams
Definition Of Team-
There are so many objects of great value to man which cannot be obtained by unconnected individuals, but must be attained if at all, by association.
Daniel Webster
4. Margin of Success
5. Team Work
6. #1 Reason Teams Fail
Lack of a Clear and Elevating Goal!
Clarity- Goal must have specific
performance objectives.
Elevating Bigger than the team,
personally challenging, for a
common good cause.
7. Foundation- Clear/ Elevating Goal
What Is The Teams Mission The Why
- Given By Company Leadership!
What Are The Objectives The What
What Are The Goals/Action- The How
Goals are SMART!
Clear Action Plan For Each Goal - GO
8. Foundation- Know Your Team
Team Dynamics Critical
Have All Team Members Tested
Team Building Session
Ensure Rewards For Team Behavior
9. 4 Cs Of High Performance Teams
Highly Communicative Trust
- Open Communication Fosters
Be Candid With Kindness
Be Quick - Do Not Let Issues Fester.
Be Inclusive - Do Not Hoard Information
10. 4 Cs Of High Performance Teams
Highly Collaborative
- All Your Strength Is In Union
See Team Mates As Collaborators Not Competitors.
Be Supportive Not Suspicious
Focus On Team Not Self
11. 4 Cs Of High Performance Teams
Highly Competent Must Have Fast Horses!
Committed To Excellence
Never Settle For Average
Pay Attention To Detail
Perform Consistently
12. 4 Cs Of Performance Teams
- The harder you work the harder it
is to surrender. Vince Lombardi
Commitment Comes As A Choice
Commitment Lasts When Tied To Values
Commitment Has Nothing To Do With Abilities
13. Other Qualities In Successful Teams
Self- Improving
14. Tips For Managers In Times Of Chaos
Be Prepared For Change Embrace It
Perception Does Matter Do Not Force It
Define and Listen
Seek To Understand
Set The Tone
Open The Books?
Focus On The Future
15. Tips For Mangers
Be More Visible
Get Employees Involved
Get Back To What Matters
Research And Development
Do Not Forget Your Partners
Ask Your Customers
16. Conclusion
Team Work Is Necessary In Our Economic Times
Team Work Is Possible
Team Work Is Personal
Team Work is Profitable