Relationship Building WOrkshop Overview
"The best managers encourage friendships in the workplace by creating the conditions under which relationships thrive"
- Rodd Wagner & Jim Harter, Ph.D., Chief Scientist, Workplace Management and Wellbeing for Gallup's workplace management practice.
Coauthors of the New York Times bestsellers 12: The Elements of GreatManaging and Wellbeing: The Five Essential Elements.
During this first hour, the team will use large group discussions and small group conversations to explore:
Why and how this program was created, tested and validated with thousands of military and civilian leaders around the world
What their teams look like on good days and bad days
What drives the positive mindset of a Special Forces Operator through bad days
The concept of radical candor in business and military
Self awareness and how it affects your social intelligence
Finding a balance between confidence and humility while also knowing when to lean one direction or the other
During the second hour, the team will use large group discussions and one on one conversations to explore:
Three different mindsets in the workplace and how they affect one another
Belief systems and how they affect workplace behavior
The importance of the person standing next to you
Mercer | Sirota's perspective that employee's own their engagement at work when they know "who they are, what they value and where they want to be..." and I take it a step further to explore why this is important
The value of creating an environment that encourages active listening, awareness of body language, the importance of eye contact and the power of vulnerability
During the third hour we will use large group discussions and small group conversations to explore:
Current issues with teams in the workplace
The Heath brother's perspective from Switch about "riders, elephants and shaping the path"
How General Stanley McChrystal was able to increase employee engagement with a massive intercontinental team of thousands without increasing his budget or manpower
Potential solutions for issues using what was learned
Explore any additional topics identified throughout the program
Q & A