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The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team TM

Is your team cohesive?  What does that even mean?

Maybe ask yourself is you team dysfunctional?

Even if it was you probably wouldn’t admit is straight away.  In fact you may even focus on all of the positives and create a story about how functional it really is. The truth is, if you start looking at some of the behaviours in your team, it soon becomes clear what isn’t working.  In fact you may now just accept that that is just the way it is.

Well we don’t believe that you should settle for dysfunction when you can choose to be cohesive

Common dysfunctions are seen so often, that we do accept them.  Teams that choose to not accept anything but cohesion, know that it takes work, commitment and trust.

Ask yourself how often do you see these behaviours in your teams.

  • Not naming the elephant in the room
  • Not rocking the boat or hurting peoples feelings
  • Secrets, half truth or blame
  • Working in cliques, silos or power alliances
  • Ego above collective results
  • Wasted time and energy on politics and people issues
  • Saying what you think you should say, not what should be said.
  • Not challenging each other
  • Meetings are dull and nothing really gets achieved.

Teamwork is the single-most untapped competitive advantage in today’s professional world. But the process of building effective teams doesn’t need to be complicated – in fact, keeping it simple is crucial.

The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team is an assessment-driven learning experience for strengthening the effectiveness of intact teams. Powered by Everything DiSC® using Lencioni’s The Five Dysfunctions of a Team proven model, the assessment and personalized profile provide both individual and team feedback.

Based on Lencioni’s work, teams that learn to work together more effectively, can help an organization gain a competitive edge in today’s marketplace. Once you understand the model, and gain the tools to help you identify where you are at as a team, you will immediately understand where you need to go to for greater efficiency and results.


What does this program do?

Ok it is called a program, but think but think of it as a set of tools, workshops and practical solutions to help teams understand how they are currently working.  As a team, you score on the key components of The Five Behaviors model: trust, conflict, commitment, accountability, and results. Each team member will also learn about their own personality style, their team members’ styles and how their styles contribute to the team’s overall success. This assessment also incorporates the reliable, well-known DiSC® model of behavior

D: Dominance

i: Influence

S: Steadiness

C: Conscientiousness

Case Study 5 Behviours

Who is it for?

Because the model focuses on relationships and behaviours, it can be used anywhere, buy any business or organisation. We have worked with national organisations, sales teams, small businesses, schools and established service providers.  See one of our case studies here.

Five Behaviours Case Study

Five Behaviours Case Study

You need to be an intact teams and work groups, basically meaning you work together to get results.  You also need to be ready to look at your own behaviours, motivations and fears to be ready to play full in with your team.  Put your ego aside and get ready to put the team first.

The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team harnesses the power of Everything DiSC and the clarity and simplicity of The Five Dysfunctions of a Team model.

How does it work?

The Five Behaviors Model is used to help team members learn to work together more efficiently and effectively and become a more cohesive team. A productive, high-functioning team:

  • Makes better, faster decisions
  • Taps into the skills and opinions of all members
  • Avoids wasting time and energy on politics, confusion,
  • Avoids wasting time talking about the wrong issues and revisiting
  • Creates a competitive advantage
  • Is more fun to be on!

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