Original broadcast date: Wednesday, November 7, 2012
Presenter: Merge Gupta-Sunderji
You already know that the ultimate success of your lab is dependent on what other people accomplish and achieve. After all, there is no way that you can do it all, so you have to rely on your employees and co-workers to get things done. Your job as a leader then becomes to make sure that you give your team members the direction and the tools they need to get things accomplished; and to be supportive and help iron out problems when they arise. And oh yes, all the while hoping that they’ll all play well in the sandbox together! High-performing teams CAN accomplish great things, but the opposite is also unfortunately true ... dysfunctional teams can suck the lifeblood out of you and your organization! So what does it take to create high-performing teams? That’s exactly what this content-rich and practical session will cover. Leadership expert Merge Gupta-Sunderji will not only outline the eight definitive characteristics of high-performing teams, but will also give you specific and realistic tools that you can use to build these qualities in your staff AND lead your team to continued productivity and profitability.
As an attendee you will learn:
- What synergy means in the context of teams, and how you can use it to benefit your organization
- About the Pygmalion Effect and how it is relevant to creating an environment that builds and nurtures high-performing teams
- The eight definitive characteristics of high-performing teams
- Specific and practical tools that you can use right away to develop and enhance these eight characteristics in your people
Merge Gupta-Sunderji, CGA, MBA, CSP turns managers into leaders. A professional speaker, author, and radio commentator, Merge gives people specific and practical tools to achieve leadership and communication success. Over 44,000 managers in eight countries have attended her keynotes and workshops.