Keynote Speaker at SHRM Columbus 2019 HR Symposium on October 24th

Jason Treu

My interactive keynote presentation will be on building high performing teams and engaged cultures. Attendees will be playing Cards Against Mundanity in small groups to experience how to build high levels of trust, closeness, and teamwork in minutes. Here’s an overview (and more information on my keynote speaking can be found here ): Think about the best team you’ve ever been on. The team that was the most collaborative, connected, and productive.

Our High-Intensity Team Building Day with Shannon Waller


As in – Stefan Wissenbach flew the UK team to Chicago to party with us, and to do some team-building exercises so we could all get to know each other. He brought in one of the best Strategic Coach workshop leaders to spend an entire day with us, and we’d like to share a little of what she did that has made such an impact that we’re still talking about it. You have to let go and allow your trusted team member to take on the task.

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Employee Engagement Strategies (worksheet included!): Improve Communication With A Fun Team Building Activity


With the two branches of our Engagement Multiplier team based in Chicago and the UK, the entire company had never actually been in the same room until recently. And we kick-started our group effort with a full day of team building activities led by Shannon Waller , a Kolbe Certified Consultant and Strategic Coach presenter, speaker and coach. Her expertise is in getting teams to work seamlessly together.


Jason Treu

In this episode, Tony Richards interviews Jason Treu, Executive Coach and Author of Social Wealth, on the importance of understanding your team members to create a high performing culture in your organization. Segment 2: Jason Treu, Executive Coach and Author, joins us as this week’s featured guest. The challenge is, people just don’t know how to build these relationships. He provides coaching, workshops, and speaking services.

Candid Conversation

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Looking back and saying things that are not productive in moving the team forward will be counterproductive – you will not enjoy the benefits described above by using candor as an excuse for lashing out at others. . We build organizational strength by putting PEOPLE first.

Mastering Management: How to Delegate Successfully and Manage Your Managers

Business2Community Leadership

While this mentality is typically effective in the beginning stages of building a business, it can actually be detrimental as entrepreneurs look to grow and scale up their businesses. But as your team grows, you’ll soon realize that trying to manage everything yourself is unsustainable and will keep your team from reaching its full potential. Over time, your team will continue to learn from experience and cultivate a strong set of skills. mohamed_hassan / Pixabay.

Developing Leaders: Why Training Interventions Fail?


Companies spend considerable amount of time and money on developing leaders through training programs and workshops. I have attended a number of such training programs and workshops and have observed the impact of these interventions. It seemed they needed something more than just training – they needed coaching, facilitation and developmental interventions over a long period of time.

Why Burnout Is On The Rise In 2020. What You Can Do About It.

Thrive Global

Employees engaged with unfamiliar platforms like Slack and others to keep in touch with their team and develop new communication skills. Many employees felt the pressure to respond right away or be considered less than a team player. Physical Fitness – Building your physical strength is powerful and health-boosting. Continuous learning – Invest in knowledge acquisition by hiring a coach, joining a mastermind, or making use of your local library.

Managing Up!

Inpower Coaching

None of these feelings will build your professional reputation, and may do it harm. Building relationships built on trust means no gossip, and defending a boss by highlighting the characteristics you do appreciate. If you want to learn about the 5 Skills for Managing Up , join In Power Women and Living Vicky for an interactive workshop and brunch on Saturday, November 23 rd in Arlington, VA. Our workshop facilitator will be Maria Morukian.

Practice May NOT Make Perfect But You Will Improve

Jason Treu

The same thing is when I first started coaching and doing workshops (like team building). The post Practice May NOT Make Perfect But You Will Improve appeared first on Executive Coach, team building expert and new manager training in Dallas. Allen Iverson Mentions Practice 22 Times in a Press Conference. Two things I’ve learned over the years that will allow you to be in the top 80% of whatever it is you choose to do.


How to build your first employee training program


Here’s a guide on how to build your first employee training program: Where to start with employee training programs. For example, “Our sales team will use new negotiation skills to increase sales quotas by X% in Y months.”. For example, “X employee will be able to implement constructive performance reviews for his/her team.”. For example, “Our turnover rate next year will decrease by X% after we plan team-building activities that boost employee morale and retention.”.

Make ‘Professional Development’ Learning Stick!

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New blog contributor and Advanced Certified Practitioner , Emily Bass, outlines the four stages of learning and discusses how professionals at the leadership level can increase efficiency and effectiveness of learning new skills – specifically by utilizing assessments to maximize the coaching process. Like the athlete and the clinician, the executive coach knows change takes awareness, repetition, and commitment.

Win-Win Negotiating

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Be prepared to do more initial relationship building or get down to business sooner than later. Assessments 24×7 is a global leader of online DISC assessments, delivered from easy-to-use online accounts popular with business coaches and Fortune 500 trainers around the world. Special: This offer includes purchasing one DISC Workshop Leader Certification and receiving a second DISC Workshop Leader Certification for FREE.

Try Strengthening Team Engagement with Psychological Safety


Susan was passionate about solving problems and building interdepartmental relationships. Here’s the “but”: When Susan met with managers and employees during monthly team meetings, she did most of the talking. Teams led by command-and-control managers behave passively.

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8 Ways Companies Can Ease an Employee’s Transition into a Leadership Role


As a big part of workforce management , leadership roles require one to carefully juggle the sub-roles of supervisor, coach, decision maker, and visionary. Coaching, on the other hand, entails familiarizing employees with the workplace and developing their skills so they consistently deliver optimal work. Leaders need to inspire, guide and share purpose with their team, not just manage the assigned budget and hit goals.

What Can Leaders do About Employee Engagement?

ATD Human Capital

You can use workshops, off-site activities, and team-building exercises to instill a sense of belonging and unity within the organization. Coach and mentor from the top down. So, the importance of coaching and mentoring cannot be stressed enough. For example, Zappos has a full-time, in-house coach to help employees with its Core Value 5, pursue growth and learning. It’s Monday morning and John and Sally are getting ready for work.

A brief Q&A on strengthening company culture


Chris Yeh : The key to building a transformational learning brand and culture is delivering on its promise. Part of building a culture of trust is meeting organizational commitments to employees. When employees are expected to build their skills and share their learnings with their team, individuals get more motivated and are often inspired to push beyond their "normal" role. However, I know that one workshop isn't enough.

James River Capital on What it Means to be an Empathetic Leader

Thrive Global

In the workplace, empathy matters because it shows you care deeply about your team instead of just viewing them as employees. In his experience managing the team at James River Capital, Paul understands that empathy is paramount for creating a corporate identity. Form personal bonds with your team. It’s hard to have empathy for your team if you don’t know your employees. Make it a habit to leave your office and socialize with the team.

How can HR leaders manage challenges in the new realities of working at home?

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How do I build trust and relationships? Leaders can promote interactions among team members with frequent contacts (email, video calls), provide coaching and mentoring by personal “check-ins” on how employees are doing, and encourage employees to connect.

The 8 Universal Leadership Attributes

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Their authority figures must have the power to coordinate and shape the team in unity for a common purpose while respecting diversity and individuality. We are also available to conduct team building or leadership development workshops with your collective staff.

The 8 Attributes of Potential Leaders

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In this week’s story, executive coach Tammy Holyfield discusses the specific attributes she’s identified during her years working with c suite executives. Their authority figures must have the power to coordinate and shape the team in unity for a common purpose while respecting diversity and individuality. She is also a business and personal coach, professional speaker, author, and consultant.

The Role Of Respect In Keeping Your Employees Motivated


We’ve administered questionnaires, run experiments, led workshops, and spoken with doctors, lawyers, judges, law enforcement officers, architects, engineers, consultants, and coaches about how they’ve faced and handled incivility. The article further reminds HR professionals that building and maintaining a company culture should involve everybody and not only management and that these values should be an integral part of hiring and training.

Evernote Participant Profiles: A conversation with EverwiseWomen


After talking with people who use Evernote and meeting the team here, I knew Evernote was the right place for me. Evernote helped me manage myself and graduate school while I took night classes, and my team when I first transitioned into being a people manager. I always look for opportunities where I’ll be able to build and work alongside people that will help me grow – I found both of those at Evernote.

Stress-relief Outing Ideas for Your Staff

OmegaHR Solutions

Help your team unwind by prioritizing stress-relief with outings designed to help your employees relax. Embrace the tried-and-true tradition of fishing to relax with your team. Before you go, get your team into the spirit of fishing before the big day with the right apparel, like Simms jackets or waders. Find out for yourself by taking your team on their own yoga retreat or afternoon workshop to address their stiff necks and tight shoulders.

How to Build a Workplace Culture Based on Loyalty

HR Daily Advisor

What’s more, the survey also found that declining loyalty is thought to harm companies by causing low morale, high turnover, disengagement, growing distrust, and lack of team spirit. Here are five ways you can build a workplace culture founded on loyalty: Start a Recognition Plan. Better yet, make recognition a team effort. Teams build a strong rapport and a sense of camaraderie when they engage in a supportive environment that encourages recognition.

What NASA Can Teach Us About Hiring

Compensation Today

As NASA hopes to send a crew of astronauts to Mars by 2030, the space agency has delved deeply into the study of team dynamics. Through that process it has discovered that building a high-functioning team for space exploration requires much more than simply appraising the work experience of its individual members. There is a lot to learn from this, even if you’re not planning to launch your team into space. Understand your team to find the right person.

Employee Engagement, Fad or Fundamental?

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He called it the “management fad of the millennium” which made our team at Viatech Global cringe. For the past 10 years Michael and his team at Viatech Global have developed assessments, team building workshops and selection services that are delivered worldwide through a network of trained facilitators and coaches. In today’s business world, how important is employee engagement?

12 Ways to Engage Employees During Times of Change

Achievers - Recruiting

Even Mitchell Lee Marks points out that companies that offer intensive workshops in cultural learning have much better success retaining employees during acquisitions. Team building is crucial during restructuring because workers often have to collaborate with people theyve never met before. Writing in Harvard Business Review , successful entrepreneur Craig Walker underlines the importance of picking employees who "put the team - rather than themselves - first."

10 Employee Engagement Initiatives To Improve Satisfaction


As part of your performance management efforts, be responsive about going through this feedback and taking it into consideration when it makes sense for the organization and your team. Be authentic and transparent in your communications with your team so they feel comfortable coming to you when they need to have a conversation. Even if you can't change the company culture as a whole, you can personalize a team culture that works best for your people.

Igniting Your Team to New Levels of Performance

HR Daily Advisor

Almost every leader I have interviewed and or worked with, tells me they want a high-performance team. In fact, the number of teambuilding training sessions, workshops, books, and ropes courses equate to more than 10,000. Clearly, when it comes to constructing a team of people who work well together to create winning outcomes, knowing how to and understanding how to are two very different phenomena. The leader’s job is to be present and to be there for the team.

59 Awesome Employee Engagement Ideas & Activities for 2018 (Plus 10 New Bonus Ideas)


Find out what your team members are passionate about. Provide consistent coaching and training. Kevin Sheridan , New York Times best-selling Author of Building a Magnetic Culture , has helped some of the world’s largest corporations improve their culture and foster productive engagement. Want to know a great way to get your team more involved and committed? These are things like the direction of the company and the challenges that the Leadership Team is facing.

How to Leverage 5 Pathways for Strengths Based Employee Engagement

David Zinger

Marcus Buckingham worked with Gallup and is now a very popular independent strength based speaker, writer, and coach. I think his delightful video series on Trombone Player Wanted was a great way to help a team build strengths by watching the videos together, having conversations about the applications and implications of what he said, and holding each other mutually accountable for bringing their best to work each day. Building the pyramid of employee engagement.