At the Heart of It

An engaging workshop to discover and practice the leader’s role in setting and achieving goals, gaining support, resolving conflicts, motivating team members and sustaining success through the four stages of team development.

Nuts & Bolts

  • Indoor
  • Half-day or full-day

The Leader’s Role in Stages of Team Development

Four roles with one goal: A high-performing team.

Leadership is a combination of skills applied across diverse activities and during different situations and circumstances. Whether leading a meeting, overseeing a task or project, directing a department, or developing talent, team development occurs in distinct stages addressing ever-changing and complex  needs. Guiding your team through the process requires a leader to effectively wear different hats at different times.

Director – Coach – Collaborator – Visionary

Four roles that will guide your team through the stages of Forming, Storming, Performing and Norming, that reflect behaviors and characteristics of teams in stages of development. Using hands-on exercises, this dynamic, interactive workshop will provide an opportunity to model each role and then practice during each stage; examining and refining tools and practices that will spur your team’s evolution as they empower your own.

We’ll prepare by first assessing your real world team’s current stage of development, and then employ the Tuckman Model which identifies the characteristics of your team at each stage of Team Development. By practicing each role during a team problem-solving activity, you’ll gain the insight, confidence and tools to lead your team more effectively and take them higher.

Selected Outcomes

  • Identify, anticipate and provide appropriate leadership to lead your team as it progresses toward the ultimate goal of becoming a truly high-performing team.
  • Gain understanding of the four leadership roles: Director, Coach, Collaborator and Visionary.
  • Practice and refine the skills required for each stage of team development.
  • Create effective Action Plans for individual leadership development.

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At the Heart of It

An engaging workshop to discover and practice the leader’s role in setting and achieving goals, gaining support, resolving conflicts, motivating team members and sustaining success through the four stages of team development.

Nuts & Bolts

  • Indoor
  • Half-day or full-day