Building a high preforming and effective team in any environment

You’ve read all the books, you’ve gotten your certifications and now you have a team staring at you waiting for you to take the lead. There is no hesitation about how to perform the basics -- determining roles and scheduling meetings -- but how do you kick off an effective, high performing team?

Whether you have a brand new team or you’re the new guy on an existing team, the tools and techniques you will learn in this session have proven to be effective from state government to private sector insurance.

As an accredited Leadership Gift Coach Jessica focuses on vocabulary, shared responsibility, and team agreements. You will leave the session able to facilitate more than one Innovation Games and utilize them during your kick offs to set the stage for a powerful and effective team no matter what methodology they use. 

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Outline/structure of the Session

This can be run as either a typical 90 minute talk or a 2-3 hour workshop. Depending on which format you choose will determine the structure of the presentation. 


Either way the outline below is accurate. If it is run as a workshop after the explination we run the excercise using the conference as our project example. The workshop gathers a lot of real time data for the conference board to use in planning future events.

- Retrospect First and often 

- Aligning to yourself, your team, and your company 

- Continuous Improvement (How to create and move a CI backlog) 

- Creating a common langauge for your team 

- Agreements over rules (tools to facilitate agreements)

- Demonstating excellence 

Learning Outcome

Atendees of this presentation will walk away with multiple tools and techniques they can begin using the very next day with their teams.

They will also get an introduction to gamification and Innovation Games and how they are utilized in teams. 

Finally attendees will get an understanding of how to tie together all the concepts, tools, and techniques discussed to transform their teams. 

Target Audience

Anyone on a team who wants to take their team to the next level.

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