Optimize Collaboration and Engagement
Dysfunction in hybrid teams costs organizations millions of dollars a year. Unclear expectations and poor communication can lead to a lack of trust and isolation, resulting in low levels of engagement and frustration with devastating effects on employee retention and satisfaction.
These high-touch programs are designed to inspire positive relationships, help team members deepen their connections, and collaborate for more innovative problem solving. Help your teams work together to become more high-performing. Click each title to discover how these programs set your team up for success.
Beyond the Technology – Towards a High-Performance Hybrid Team
So now you are assigning tasks virtually that were previously handled face-to-face. According to the Gartner Group, 50% of hybrid teams fail due to a lack of understanding about how to work virtually. Your team members are likely experiencing frustration and stress that can lead to dysfunction, resistance, and a failure to deliver on business objectives. Don’t blame the technology. Developing a high-performance team in a hybrid environment takes a whole new set of leadership skills.
During this session, participants will learn how to:
- Discuss strategies to build trust and connection for effective hybrid team interaction.
- Discuss how to keep your remote workers fully informed to enhance engagement.
- Discuss common virtual teamwork issues and collaborate on solutions.
Boost your hybrid team’s performance with skills to navigate their unique challenges. Build more trust, credibility, and reliance as a team. Top-performing hybrid teams have higher morale that increases productivity and job satisfaction. Creating a stronger and more interconnected virtual culture is essential to your resilience, economic prosperity, and competitiveness.
How to Optimize Your Hybrid Team Meetings
Hybrid team meetings come with unique challenges that can cause you problems if they are not addressed right away. Distractions, multi-tasking, and passive silence can be signs that your team members are feeling disconnected and dissatisfied. Ineffective hybrid meetings can cost your organization thousands of dollars and negatively impact your capacity to compete.
This program is designed to help you:
- Discuss the top nine strategies to improve your hybrid meetings.
- Experience techniques to build relationships.
- Describe challenges to effective hybrid meetings and develop solutions to those challenges.
- Identify strategies to manage meeting fatigue.
- Create an action plan.
Meeting time means money. Use these proven techniques to optimize your meeting time and increase everyone’s productivity. Improving the hybrid meeting skills of your leaders and managers is essential in today’s world and an investment that will be felt right away and last into the future.
Ignite Hybrid Collaboration and Innovation
Coming up with ideas to fuel innovation can make some people feel very vulnerable. The physical cues that we pick up on when working in a shared physical space are less present in a virtual environment if they’re present at all. Sharing one’s thoughts often exposes one to instant judgment or the limiting beliefs of others. This can shut down creative thinking and lead to a lack of participation. Being innovative in a hybrid environment requires pre-planning and guided facilitation to ensure all participants are engaged, encouraged, and motivated to share openly with confidence and courage.
In this session, participants will learn how to:
- Describe a proven creative collaboration process that can lead to innovation.
- Develop the right mindset for each stage of the process.
- Collaborate more effectively and break down silos.
- Identify communication mistakes that shut down ideas.
- Apply 5 innovative collaboration strategies.
With practical tools and tips that can be applied immediately, your team is ready to collaborate more effectively to build trust, respect, and a safe open space to share and develop ideas. Empower your hybrid team to solve complex problems and create a more innovative, competitive edge for your business.