July 10, 2009
Get Together Objectives
•Share some information about how individuals and teams function.
•Solidify communication among the SDG Team.
•Focus on the collaborative efforts needed to accomplish SDG Team results.
The Plan is to …
•… have a fun/creative session.
•… be a participation session.
•… bring SDG Team awareness as everyone interacts together.
•… allow sharing of ideas on how to improve the SDG Team.
July 10, 2009
10:00 AM Start
Review of meeting on April 17th.
Discuss key accomplishments over the last 12 months?
Discuss Teamwork characteristics.
List ideas to make SDG more effective, efficient and productive.*
Make a list of Your ideas to be discuss regarding how to Make The SDG more
effective, efficient and productive.
*Bring this list to the meeting.
Effective, Efficient and Productive Teams
have these characteristics.
Where is the SDG Team?
1 low to 9 High.
Has goals and objectives that are accepted by the team members.
Allows members to disagree and has an effective way to resolve problems.
Reviews past actions as a learning tool to plan future.
Is cohesive, has a sense of unity and oneness.
Experiences synergy (the whole is greater than its sum of the parts).
Members listen to each other and provide useful feedback.
Expresses ideas fully and frankly so that everyone has all relevant
information and “hidden agendas” are minimized.
Recognizes individuals for the contributions they make.
Attaches a high value to new and creative approaches to problems.
Is flexible because its members influence one another and their leader.
My mental attitude towards doing my business is poor.
Success or failure in anything is caused more by mental
attitude than by mental capacity.
You told me to take a nap!
Wake me up and then you will see my Attitude.
Our attitude toward others determines their attitude
Be a better Team member.
6. Think positive thoughts about Yourself.
5. Work smarter not harder
4. Listen more talk less.
3. Don’t make excuses.
2. Say thank you.