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Training

Training programs to teach everyone how to be a better teammate and how to lead teams that work together. Inquire Now

“Wonderful and interesting! Learned a lot!!  I will change my style of connecting with others.”

Top 5 Benefits of Hippo Solutions’ Strategic Teamwork Training

  1. Every team in the organization becomes more productive.
  2. Teams of any type can stand up and become effective more quickly.
  3. Meetings become more effective and productive.
  4. Managers become better leaders because they have a framework with which to lead their teams.
  5. Each individual understands what they personally need to do in order to become a more effective teammate.

Formats

Virtual Workshops and Seminars

Virtual workshops and seminars, typically conducted via Zoom.

Introductory and Hybrid Formats

Shorter introductory formats, such as lunch ‘n learns, breakout sessions, one hour online seminars, Q&A sessions, and other similar formats.

Half Day Workshops

Traditional, half-day, in-person workshops to go deeper into teamwork behaviors and skills.

Strategic Training Topics

HOW TO LEAD A HIGHLY EFFECTIVE, COHESIVE TEAM

The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team – For Managers

If you want to build a culture of teamwork, collaboration, and information sharing, every manager needs to lead their teams from a common set of behaviors and guiding principles.  This practical working session provides those behaviors and principles to create effective leaders and more cohesive, high performing teams.  Based on the five behaviors model presented in Patrick Lencioni’s groundbreaking book The Five Dysfunctions of a Cohesive Team, your managers will have the tools to better leaders of their teams.

WHAT’S INCLUDED

This session typically includes the following components:

  • An online personal assessment to identify each manager’s style, how they exhibit the five behaviors, and what they specifically need to do in order to be a more effective team leader.
  • A personalized handout for each participant with the results of their personal assessment as well as the five behaviors model.
  • Discussions and activities for participants to learn from each other, promote accountability, and create action plans.
  • An action plan for participants to take back to the teams that they lead.

INDIVIDUAL OUTCOMES

When leaving this session, participants will:

  • Know exactly what they personally need to do to build cohesion and alignment in the team.
  • Understand and know how to implement the five behaviors in their own team: trust, conflict (passionate debate), commitment, accountability, and results.
  • Discover how to make their meetings more effective and productive.
  • Walk away with a renewed sense of purpose and confidence.

“This was very informative and gave me the tools that I could use in real time.”

 

HOW TO BE A BETTER TEAMMATE

The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team for Team Members.

So much emphasis these days is placed on leading, but following and becoming a better teammate are equally important.  This practical working session provides the behaviors and principles for every participant to become a better teammate and enjoy their team.  Based on the five behaviors model presented in Patrick Lencioni’s groundbreaking book The Five Dysfunctions of a Cohesive Team, your people will have the tools to work better together in all of the teams in which they operate.

WHAT’S INCLUDED

This topic typically includes the following components:

  • An online personal assessment to identify each participant’s style, how they exhibit the five behaviors, and what they specifically need to do in order to be a more effective team member.
  • A personalized handout for each participant with the results of their personal assessment as well as the five behaviors model.
  • Discussions and activities for participants to learn from each other, promote accountability, and create action plans.
  • An action plan for participants to take back to their work.

INDIVIDUAL OUTCOMES

When leaving this session, participants will:

  • Know exactly what they personally need to do to be a more effective teammate.
  • Understand and know how to personally implement the five behaviors in their own team: trust, conflict (passionate debate), commitment, accountability, and results.
  • Discover how to function more effectively in meetings.
  • Walk away with a renewed sense of purpose and meaning.

“Awesome, eye-opening, extremely positive experience.”

 

LEADERSHIP SKILLS

A Multi-Topic Set of Workshops to Improve Essential Leadership Skills

Leadership skills are obviously important.  We facilitate workshops to improve the leadership skills that are directly related to building a culture of teamwork, such as Communication, Conflict Management, Political Savvy, and Interpersonal Savvy.

Contact us for a full list of currently facilitated leadership topics.

OUTCOMES

After these workshops, your managers will:

  • Understand themselves and others better.
  • Gain confidence in their own leadership ability.
  • Learn and experience the behaviors that they need in order to become more effective leaders.
  • Develop a renewed sense of purpose and engagement.

“I learned so much about how to confront people in more of a positive way – not to dread it. Learned so much!”

 

“I will not be so afraid of having these conversations.”

 

Build a Culture of Teamwork and Collaboration in Your Organization