In team leadership, the manager faces far greater challenges than in a 1:1 ratio. Employees generally observe the behavior of their supervisor with skepticism. The expectations range from role model to mastermind to visionary and personality developer. The performance in front of the team should be as confident as in the team.
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The Team as a System
When teams are formed, they all go through different phases together. The systemic laws and the team phases according to Tuckman form a balanced basis to lead a team through these phases from forming to performing.
The 5 dysfunctions of a Team
With the 5 dysfunctions of a team from lack of openness to dominance of status and ego, the manager gets a powerful tool at hand. What makes a team efficient and what disturbs good cooperation? A lack of openness is the cause of a lack of trust. Only when people are open with each other, can live their strengths, but are also allowed to talk about their weaknesses, trust can develop.
Making and enforcing effective decisions
What makes decisions so difficult? How do I make a decision when no alternative seems better? How do I find the appropriate determination to enforce my decisions even against resistance and uncertainty? With the help of the Globe of Emotions® the conscious determination, dissociation and assertiveness is created.
Retain and develop staff members
Employee retention is one of the essential tasks for managers in today’s world. How do you manage to increase the emotional loyalty of your employees and form a true team from the group? What opportunities for employee development do I have as a manager when neither money nor other positions are available? This is where managers get important tools for their toolbox.
The motivating speech in front of the team needs access to all emotions. Authenticity is the focus here. Managers learn here to enrich the contents and messages to be conveyed with emotions in such a way that they also reach the audience emotionally.
From teamwork to team progress
Teams identify themselves with the team performance and not with what each individual has achieved. The whole toolbox is used to commit a team to a common goal in such a way that everyone voluntarily pulls together.