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.
Recent articles on emotional intelligence & team effectiveness:
EQ Events for Fun and ACE Units! (3/26/2018) - Six Seconds events around the world are fantastic opportunities to build your network, gain professional development and earn ACE units. Using Team Vital Signs to Drive Change (2/26/2018) - How does a small business leader turn around a company and create a vital team? In this detailed case of organizational transformation, the key is emotional intelligence Case: Doubling Down on EQ Culture at ServRx (5/31/2017) - It's “the classic problem” of a successful startup: The company was growing, but the culture was not. Here's how they used EQ to double their employee engagement and increase net profit by 110%. Collaborating for Success (4/24/2017) - What makes collaboration work? These changemakers use EQ to make schools fabulous places for children and adults. Not just SMART goals, setting CLEAR goals for success (1/23/2017) - Have you been making lists each day but not making progress? Most goals are missing and essential component: emotional intelligence. Power up your goal setting with EQ. By adding the CLEAR method for setting goals to your SMART goals routine, you'll boost your effectiveness. With CLEAR methodology you can use emotional intelligence in goal setting to increase collaboration and empathy, ...
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