Is your team engaged? How do you know?
Go beyond group. Beyond harmony. Find the edge where people thrive. You can feel the difference.
We measure the skills that create exceptional teams. Teams where people connect. Trust. Collaborate. Excel. Emotional intelligence isn’t all it takes… but without it, teams flail.
Rather than conventional “teambuilding” (do the trust fall on Monday, more gossip Tuesday), effective interventions go deeper.
To build strong teams, Six Seconds’ partners and practitioners blend current science, clear metrics, and transformational learning to equip teams with a shared vocabulary, clear performance indicators, and learnable competencies that drive performance.
We define and measure “team-ness” using the Vital Signs Model:
A context of trust, where people are motivated through shared purpose, adaptable and nimble, building synergy, and delivering consistent results.
These five factors are powerful drivers of team success, accounting for 50-60% of the variation in scores on long-term viability, agility, results, and satisfaction.
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