Now more than ever, teamwork is the single most important reason why organizations succeed or fail. Teams can make or break your organization’s success. They operate at different developmental stages which can positively or negatively impact your bottom line results. While you may see some success when using traditional training programs to address these issues, they are accompanied by a number of potentially critical weaknesses.
Does this sound familiar?
- Low or no ROI. You’re still operating on low power when it comes to producing desired results. You’ve invested time and dollars in team building efforts that supposedly help team members bond and function cohesively, yet results are short term at best.
- No Application of learning. Your team members attend some training programs, improve for a while and eventually resort to their old habits and behaviors. Although the team has learned about each other’s behavioral styles, motivational profiles, individual strengths, etc., they have failed to transfer learning into results.
- No follow up beyond a one-time event. A successful team building process should be approached strategically, not as a one-time event hoping for the best.
FINAL THOUGHT: It doesn’t matter if Bob is a blue, green, or yellow if he can’t connect his self-awareness to business results. If you want your teams and team leaders to come together, roll up their sleeves, attack their problems, and leave with them solved in real time–with sustained, lasting results….