Why do some teams get extraordinary results, while others struggle just to finish mundane tasks?
Why do certain teams glide to victory, while others can’t even cross the finish line?
What’s the difference?
Here you go:
50% of the difference between high-performing teams and low-performing teams is the quality of communication. ~ Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Over the past two years, our team has been developing new ways to measure and improve team engagement. We found communication patterns inside high-performing teams. Patterns like this one:
This week, I’ll introduce you to a simple but incredibly effective tool to map your team’s communication patterns.
This tool is called the Team Heat Map. « click to download
This will give you an immediate snapshot to predict how any team is most likely to solve problems, deal with conflict, and bond as a group. Think of this as your team’s “recipe.” It identifies how each person communicates, so you can start to understand why the group as a whole excels in some areas but not others.
When everyone in the group knows each person’s communication Advantages, the team moves forward with less friction and more efficiency. People are optimistic and engaged. Team nirvana.
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TELL US IN THE COMMENTS: Share your team’s Heat Map results with us, and we might feature you in a future blog post!