Inspiring and motivating teams

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A presentation that I gave at conference on the science of leading teams. It contains some theory and practical tips for managers in all industries.

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  • 1.Inspiring and Motivating Teams
    Phil Wylie
    June 17th, 2010
    Toronto, ON

2. Its
1:45 PM
3. The NAP zone
4. 5. Inspiring and Motivating Teams
Phil Wylie
June 17th, 2010
Toronto, ON
6. Inspiration (defn):
arousing to a particular emotion or action
7. Inspiration
Pic of obama surrounded by supporters
8. Inspiration (defn):
arousing to a particular emotion or action
9. What do you want to inspire?
10. Inspiration is powerful
11. Picture of berlin wall falling?
Anything is possible
12. Results!
13. How to Inspire and Motivate
14. What is it that inspires people?
15. Vision
16. Cause
17. Idea
18. Injustice
19. Competition
20. 8 Steps to Success
Create a vision with your team
21. Find your vision
22. Connect them to the vision
23. Team Vision Finder
What is it that we do that makes a difference?
What do we do that no one else does?
What do we do better then anyone else?
How do we have a positive impact on those around us (the company or the world)?
How can we help our organization be the best?
At the end of the day, why do we come to work?
How can we make work more fun?
24. 8 Steps to Success
Create a vision with your team
Define behaviors for your group
25. Behavior
26. Behaviors
What behaviors helps us achieve our vision?
What behaviors are unproductive?
What behaviors are unacceptable?
What behaviors should be encouraged?
How will we communicate when unacceptable behaviors occur?
How will we recognize when effective behaviors occur?
27. Communicate!!
28. Lead by example
29. 8 Steps to Success
Create a vision with your team
Define behaviors for your group
Get to know your people
30. Get to know your people
31. Motivational Profiles
Career aspirations
Strengths (likes)
Areas for development (dislikes)
Communication styles
Feedback preferences
Work styles (time, details, etc..)
Recognition preferences
Behavioural profiles (Big Five)
Life values
32. One on one meetings
What 3 things are you working on right now?
Whats something that youre better at now then a month ago?
What things do you want to get better at?
Whats your plan for developing those skills?
What can I do to help you?
How can we do a better job?
33. 34. Be consistent
35. 8 Steps to Success
Create a vision with your team
Define behaviors for your group
Get to know your people
Get to know your team and have your people get to know each other
36. Get to know your team
37. Team Dynamics
Seniority, mentors
Strengths (likes)
Areas for development (dislikes)
Establish communication methods
Establish team work style (time, details, etc..)
Establish shared values
Stage of team development
Celebration preferences
38. Get your team to knoweach other
39. Encourage sharing
40. Encouraging Team Dynamics
Have buddies for new staff
Have people work together on projects
Identify mentors/proteges
Rotate assignments
Identify learning roles on projects
Present back success stories
Celebrate together
41. Team meetings
What 1 thing have you accomplished that you are most proud of since the last meeting?
What 1 challenge are you facing?
What 1 new skill have you learned?
What 1 complaint have you heard about our team or process?
What 1 (new) thing can we start doing or doing differently to make things better?
42. Your Role
43. 8 Steps to Success
Create a vision with your team
Define behaviors for your group
Get to know your people
Get to know your team and have your people get to know each other
Track the teams work
44. Track your teams work.
45. What gets measured, gets done
46. Identifymajor milestones
47. Things to track
Ongoing accountabilities
Projects
Timelines
Who is in charge
Learning Opportunities
Ideas
How you will celebrate
48. 49. Dont micromanage
50. Set clear expectations
51. Communicate!!
52. 8 Steps to Success
Create a vision with your team
Define behaviors for your group
Get to know your people
Get to know your team and have your people get to know each other
Track the teams work
Empower your team
53. Valuable
Able
Responsible
54. Tell them what, (and why) let them figure out how
55. Motivation=Autonomy + Mastery +Purpose
56. Set StretchGoals
57. Involve in decision making
58. What happens on a great day?
Progress 50%
Instrumental Support31%
Interpersonal Support21%
Collaboration10%
Important work4%
Implications for managers
Provide meaningful goals
Provide resources
Provide encouragement
Protect staff from irrelevant demands
Change goals autocratically
Be indecisive
Hold up resources
Allow setbacks to occur

  • *HBR January 2010 What Really Motivates Workers