Understanding and Valuing Differences
This module turns individual differences into a source of team strength that increases performance. Participants learn an actionable process for understanding and valuing individual differences — a process that increases performance and minimizes personality conflicts that damage relationships, reduce collaboration, and create high levels of stress in work groups.
Participants plot their Personality types to analyze team chemistry in term of the team's preference for action, how it makes decisions, how it handles information and how the team keeps itself energized and focused. This allows the team to identify those things it does well because of its chemistry, and those things it may struggle with because of its chemistry.
Building Work Relationships
This module creates a culture of trust and personal risk taking. Participants learn an actionable model for building strong work relationships — a process that creates high levels of trust and personal risk taking between individuals and within work groups or teams.
Participants plot their Relationship Styles to analyze team chemistry in terms of inclusion, control and affection. Differences in needs for inclusion and control often lead to a bid for power between team members. Differences in affection often lead to unproductive conflict as the team tries to resolve its differences over inclusion and control.
Creating Shared Understanding
This module makes communications a team strength. Participants learn an actionable process for creating shared understanding on complex and emotional issues — a process that maximizes clarity and credibility. Participants learn how to create shared understanding on critical issues in order to develop an accurate and realistic assessment of situations.
Participants plot their behavioral styles from the DISC profile to analyze team chemistry at a task level. Differences in behavioral style create can create personal conflicts that push people into their back-up styles and damage work relationships.
This module develops an action-orientation to resolve conflicts. Participants learn how to resolve conflicts quickly, productively and with minimal stress. This process minimizes personality and politics while maximizing information and analysis — resulting in increased results and more innovative and creative solutions to conflicts.