Has your group or team ever experienced
any of the following?
Lack of creativity and new
Misunderstandings due to
Low morale and/or
Hidden agendas that affect
Team members doing their
jobs and going home
No one watching the “big
Difficulty coming to
OR refusal to go into
If you have, some team development work
might be just what you need!
Team development addresses
HOW the work is accomplished. It helps
people learn how to create a vision/project that all members
support as they:
Gain clarity around what role each person
Confront issues honestly and openly
Value each members' unique talents and
Think positively and creatively in a
When a team operates in this manner, "Dynamic Solutions" emerge that most likely
would have never done so otherwise! The synergistic effect is amazing!
All Things Are Possible
Teams, and the people that make them up, are potentially the most powerful
human resource available in any company. The way in which teams operate can ultimately be what helps to differentiate
your company from your competition. When a group of individuals is given the
opportunity to effectively merge its ideas, energies and ambitions toward a
common vision or goal, anything -- from the most difficult, to the improbable,
to the seemingly impossible -- can be achieved. We at Dynamic Solutions
specialize in creating energized teams whose members come together to
accomplish a common purpose – and have FUN doing it!!
Although this might sound like a wonderful idea, reaching this lofty goal in
today's corporate environment is no small task. As employees are faced with
downsizings, budget cuts, tighter schedules, heavier workloads, greater
cultural diversity, and rapidly changing technologies, they find it
increasingly difficult to meet responsibilities, let alone become animated and
inspired to deliver extraordinary service.
Team Spirit: A Proven
Way To Create New Spirit In The Workplace.
Team Spirit is a team development process that infuses both new and
teams with exactly this sense of meaning and purpose. No longer merely
functional -- or dysfunctional -- these "spirited" teams operate with
much more energy, enthusiasm, optimism, persistence, pride and joy. They produce
more. They display greater ingenuity. They can even provide a level of
service to customers that brings them back to your company again and again.
The Secret To Achieving These Qualities?
In a workshop format,
Team Spirit presents a simple, intuitive model of how
teams actually function and thrive. It includes stimulating exercises and
a practical diagnostic tool that teams can use to keep themselves primed for
peak performance. Most importantly, Team Spirit provides a safe, nurturing
environment in which relationships can be strengthened, deepened and enjoyed,
and powerful creative intentions unified. The program can also be customized to meet your individual needs.
The Team Spirit Spiral:
A model for facilitating spirited, high performing teams
Extraordinary teams develop through five
interrelated phases, ending up at a sixth integrating phase, Service. Here is
a quick overview of this process.
PLEXUS TEAM SPIRIT SPIRAL
|Phase one, Initiating. Teams enhance their capacity to develop reinforcing and trusting
|Phase two, Visioning. Teams are empowered to create their future.
|Phase three, Claiming. The team clarifies its
goals and roles and takes responsibility to achieve those
|Phase four, Celebrating. Teams fully acknowledge and celebrate their work together.
|Phase five, Letting Go. The team learns
to communicate with authenticity and forthrightness, especially when
confronted with disappointments, frustrations, or conflicts.
|The sixth integrating phase, Service. The team
is ready to fully contribute to colleagues and customers.
Team Spirit Spiral © Plexus Corporation/Barry Heermann. Reprinted with Permission.
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