Corporate / Institutional Training


HPT/WS (8) Building Trust, Commitment, and Engagement in Your Team


Do you have a team that is purposeful, committed and engaged?Are you aware that the most important attribute for a committed, engaged team is the ability to trust on a personal, interpersonal, and organizational level?

Stephen Covey is considered as one of the world'ís foremost leadership authorities, organizational experts, and thought leaders.  His message for true success and meaning in life is the following - we must be principle-centered in all areas of life.  According to Covey, there are three constants in life - change, choice and principles.  This workshop will consider Covey'ís principles in relation to teams.

Key Content and Learning Outcomes

    .  how does trust correlate to commitment, engagement and accountability
    . examine how "common trust" differs from "vulnerability-based trust"
    . discern the means to continually built trust and commitment in order to achieve
organizational goals
    . consolidate the hallmarks of the five best ways to build trust and, therein,
commitment in the workplace
    . enhance leadership skills so that your team will be more accountable and engaged

In order to have a team committed and engaged, we will discuss the following:

    . reiterate the team'ís purpose
    . discern team values in order to guide behavior
    . connect the team to their mission, values, vision, and goals/objectives
    . develop conflict competence
    . engage the team in the stages of problem-solving
    . foster an air of openness and trust between team members and team leader
    . create an awareness of team member roles in order to leverage strengths

Engagement is the key to performance and attention! However, so are the three constants set forth by Stephen Covey - change, choice, and principles.

In the workshop, we will discuss the work of Stephen Covey and how it relates to teams.  We will examine principles for engagement and identify their impacts on a team. We will map the issues that exist within the team in order to mobilize engagement commitment.  Pat Lencioni'ís (The Five Dysfunctions of a Team) will serve as a diagnostic measure and as a means of better understanding trust, commitment, and engagement in your team.  Finally, we will measure team performance with several diagnostic measures as put forth by the Team Diagnostic (Team Coaching International).  Dr. Zina Suissa is certified as a CTPC (Certified Team Performance Coach).

Instructional Materials will be provided.