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Team Building Presentation

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Team Building
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Team Building Presentation

  1. 1. Copyright, © Philip Corsano 25 Apr 2010
  2. 2. Learning from Adventure!! Developing Emotional Intelligence from a huge adventure: !! Few real challenges left. We live in a social hierarchy, Emotional Intelligence as important if not more important than technical skills; !! What do we really know how to do? !! Skills developed in true wilderness, man against force of nature, what does that teach us? !! Two extreme adventures: !! Sail round world solo non stop, [162 successful to date]; !! Sail round world in team. !! What can these teach us? Copyright, © Philip Corsano 25 Apr 2010
  3. 3. Case: Team Round World!! Organization Sponsoring Round the World: !! Clipper Round the World; !! Founded by Robin Knox Johnston, first man solo non stop circumnavigator; !! 18 amateur man team on 68 foot sloop; !! 8 stop-overs, 40,000 miles, longest 6,000 miles; !! Round the world in Critical motivations: !! Develop understanding of personal limits; !! Trust in others; !! Learn emotional intelligence from extreme surroundings; !! Change life Copyright, © Philip Corsano 25 Apr 2010
  4. 4. Case: Solo Round World!! Organization Sponsoring Round the World: !! Velux 5 oceans, Vendee Globe !! Velux founded by Robin Knox Johnston; !! Vendee founded by Titouan Lamazou & Loick Peyron !! Solo round the world on 60 foot IMOCA Open !! Professional sailors and very few amateurs participate, as very dangerous; !! Round the world in Critical motivations: !! Develop understanding of personal limits; !! Trust in others; !! Learn emotional intelligence from extreme surroundings; !! Change life Copyright, © Philip Corsano 25 Apr 2010
  5. 5. Awareness!! Awareness of self makes you perform at a far higher level than individual can possibly dream of; Amygdala center for self protection in brain. Copyright, © Philip Corsano 25 Apr 2010
  6. 6. Manage your Amygdala!! Amygdala regulates flight or fight: - “self protection”;!! Secretes a hormone which last approx 4 hours, makes its harder to step back and make rational decisions;!! Heightens reactions, defensive, attacking……;!! What can we learn from a true adventure that stretches us? !! Engage in true self knowledge; !! Develop fear management. Fear is a constant companion in the deep ocean, weather, sleep deprivation, injury, mental fatigue; !! Define yourself; !! Develop higher understanding of self and others; !! Manage your feelings and thoughts; !! Develop highly effective Team Building skills. Copyright © Philip Corsano 25 Apr 2010
  7. 7. Effective Teams Perform!! ; !! Teams that effectively manage emotional intelligence achieve 20% increased in overall performance; !! Need a critical mass of emotional intelligence; !! Senior managers with critical mass of emotional intelligence capabilities led divisions that outperformed yearly earnings goals by 20%; !! Those with no emotional intelligence critical mass underperformed by almost the same amount. Source: What makes a leader, HBR Daniel Goleman. 1996 study by McClelland. Copyright, © Philip Corsano 25 Apr 2010
  8. 8. Balancing Needs Individual Group Rules Recognition Roles Motivation PerformanceGroups pull individuals in opposing directions. More individual freedom for teammembers than they may perceive Copyright, © Philip Corsano 25 Apr 2010
  9. 9. Emotional Stress Primitive Dino Brain Stimulus Fast Unreasonable Response Long Term Damage to thinking relationshipSeparate Thoughts and FeelingsFrom actions, critical for survival Copyright, © Philip Corsano 25 Apr 2010
  10. 10. Process Norming Performing Storming Evaluating Forming Copyright, Philip Corsano 25 AprThe intensity of 2010 the effort follows the arc shown above
  11. 11. Forming!! Define mission, purpose, form teams, assign roles; !! Training and Orientation !! Assess team readiness. !! Very close supervision as team build relationship behaviour patterns. !! TASK RELATIONSHIP Training Week Getting to Know You Understand Assess discomfort Team of being readiness different!! Comments: !! Training week to asses each members capabilities and how operate as a team. Welcome on-board so to speak! Copyright, © Philip Corsano 25 Apr 2010
  12. 12. Storming!! Morale is at lowest level as group begins to find its legs, before setting up norms for group behavior; !! TASK RELATIONSHIP Teams on site. How Learning do we do what you do this? not know about others How to do things Not all your better? behaviour is effective Aware of what others do not know about you. Explain and Learn Copyright, © Philip Corsano 25 Apr 2010
  13. 13. NormingTASK RELATIONSHIP Team FormingRoles and Suggest betterrules forwatch keeping methods Group Encourage meeting dissent, out learning, of box Feedback thinking Accountablity… What works? What does not? Copyright, © Philip Corsano 25 Apr 2010
  14. 14. Performing TASK RELATIONSHIP Daily log Goals set on progress To stretch Performance Maintenance Doing and breakages everything for Safety? Copyright, © Philip Corsano 25 Apr 2010Team is performing at maximum intensity for highest resultsMotivation/morale is at highest levels
  15. 15. Evaluating GroupCelebrate Learning What was What worked? unexpected Group Result in line interaction with effort, was < than expectations? sum of parts? Copyright, © Philip Corsano 25 Apr 2010
  16. 16. Summary!! Emotional Intelligence basis of each team members ability to contribute effectively; !! Adventure experience excellent way to develop lasting leadership skills for top management; !! Building effective leaders in all tem, increases productivity and effectiveness by 20%; !! Can you afford not to build real teams? !! Last growth in emotional intelligence can be applied in many fields. Copyright,© Philip Corsano 25 Apr 2010

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