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Making Teams Work - Intro to the Keirsey Temperament Sorter

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Making Teams Work - Intro to the Keirsey Temperament Sorter

  1. 1. (c) Making Teams Work 2012. Reproduction or distribution subject to written approval. 1 Working With Temperament In Mind An introduction Jonathan Rees - Team Chemistry Catalyst www.makingteamswork.com
  2. 2. (c) Making Teams Work 2012. Reproduction or distribution subject to written approval. Why WWTIM ? 2 UnderstandingUnderstanding selfself Leading selfLeading self UnderstandingUnderstanding othersothers Working withWorking with othersothers Better teamsBetter teams
  3. 3. (c) Making Teams Work 2012. Reproduction or distribution subject to written approval. 3 Words Abstract Concrete Fiction General Symbolic Fact Specific Signals Tools/Actions Co-operative Utilitarian Doing what’s right Following the rules Doing what works Doing what’s effective Adopt & adapt Keirsey: Two dimensions...
  4. 4. (c) Making Teams Work 2012. Reproduction or distribution subject to written approval. 4 IDEALIST GUARDIAN ARTISANRATIONAL giving... 4 Temperaments Words Abstract Concrete Fiction General Symbolic Fact Specific Signals Tools/Actions Co-operative Utilitarian Doing what’s right Following the rules Doing what works Doing what’s effective Adopt & adapt
  5. 5. (c) Making Teams Work 2012. Reproduction or distribution subject to written approval. 12 IDEALIST GUARDIAN ARTISANRATIONALRATIONAL Temperament definitions •value experience, security, authority & responsibility •have logistical talents •seek higher levels of responsibility •express themselves earnestly, observing traditions & rules , take part in social activities •need stable & familiar patterns for best work •reliable, responsible, hard working •“mind the store” •value potency, generosity, creativity & adaptability •have tactical talents, inc crisis management •seek stimulation, adventure, variety, skill- honing •express themselves excitedly, make deals, take risks, play games & entertain others •need flexible working place, freedom to act on impulse •Just do it - improvising, seizing opportunities, forging a path . •value knowledge, competence, reason & achievement •have strategic talents - planning, design, systems •seek roles investigating and improving systems •express themselves calmly, following logical thought processes •need to be able to work independently •think outside the box •value meaning, integrity & involvement •have diplomatic talents, resolving conflicts, improving communication •seek harmony, self & others-improvement •express themselves enthusiastically, •champion causes, inspire others to their potential •need meaningful work, imaginative environment •See the best in people Mind theMind the shopshop Just do itJust do it I knowI know you canyou can Now,Now, lets see...lets see...
  6. 6. (c) Making Teams Work 2012. Reproduction or distribution subject to written approval. 12 IDEALIST GUARDIAN ARTISANRATIONALRATIONAL Strictly judging ! Concerned, Authoritative •Language: Precise “Well done, nice job” •Face & Head: Controlled •Hands: Precise finger movements (eg finger pinches) •Posture: Static, open Excited, Impulsive •Language: Exuberant ! •Face & Head: Elastic, very expressive. •Hands: ‘dance’ •Posture: Vigorous & flamboyant Calm, Logical •Language: Controlled “Fast, efficient footwork”, “Very very clumsy” “A huge concern” •Face & Head: Pained expression, nodding •Hands: Flat movements •Posture: Static, closed. Taps his pen, refers to notes Enthusiastic, Intuitive •Language: Friendly, sees the positive •Face & Head: Shakes side-to-side (while making positive comment) •Hands: Open fingers, •Posture: Open, neutral LenLen BrunoBruno DarcyDarcy CraigCraig
  7. 7. (c) Making Teams Work 2012. Reproduction or distribution subject to written approval. 8 IDEALIST GUARDIAN ARTISANRATIONAL How does that help? LenLen BrunoBruno DarcyDarcy CraigCraig Words Abstract Concrete Fiction General Symbolic Fact Specific Signals Tools/Actions Co-operative Utilitarian Doing what’s right Following the rules Doing what works Doing what’s effective Adopt & adapt
  8. 8. (c) Making Teams Work 2012. Reproduction or distribution subject to written approval. High Performance Teams workshop •Profiling tool: Keirsey Temperament Sorter •3 x 3hr workshops, 4 weeks apart: •Intro & self-awareness •Understanding teamworking (tailored) •Adapting & connecting (tailored) 9
  9. 9. (c) Making Teams Work 2012. Reproduction or distribution subject to written approval. Example Team profile 10 Strategy Logistics Tactics Diplomacy Mike, John, Dave Fred, Jim, Ed, Ian Bert, Rob
  10. 10. (c) Making Teams Work 2012. Reproduction or distribution subject to written approval. Build your own map •Build your own team profile by: •Completing the free online KTS-ii (keirsey.com) •Dropping the results into our Team Temperament Map builder: •http://www.makingteamswork.com/d ownloads/team-temperament-map- builder/ 11
  11. 11. (c) Making Teams Work 2012. Reproduction or distribution subject to written approval. Customers say.. 12 “we were really delighted with the detail, accuracy and valuable insight that you and the Keirsey Temperament Sorter brought to our working relationship...” “having your brilliantguidance and suggestions through the process has made us profoundly more effective and created a much happier office environment..” “Prior to the meeting I thought it would be a waste of my time. An excellent insight into the behaviour traits of my team and why”
  12. 12. (c) Making Teams Work 2012. Reproduction or distribution subject to written approval. Next steps •Further questions? •Want a full KTS-ii report? •Email theteam @makingteamswork.com today •Know a team who want to accelerate their success? •Please put us in touch :) 13
  13. 13. (c) Making Teams Work 2012. Reproduction or distribution subject to written approval. Better teams = happier staff = happiest customers. Remember : If you want things to BE different, you have to DO something differently ! 14
  14. 14. (c) Making Teams Work 2013. Reproduction or distribution subject to written approval. www.makingteamswork.com 15

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