Excellence at Work 220: Unlocking the Value of High-Performing Teams for Enterprise Impact

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Excellence at Work 220: Unlocking the Value of High-Performing Teams for Enterprise Impact

Guest: Andy Atkins, VP, Executive & Team Performance Practice Leader of BTS

Topics include:

  • What makes teams so important in today’s workplace?
  • Why are teams uniquely able to address increasing complexity?
  • How should we think about high-performing teams?
  • The definition of a high-performing team.
  • What makes a team “high-performing?”
  • Setting team goals and expectations.
  • Aligning the team’s work with organizational business goals.
  • Valuing differences.
  • Recognizing team members for meaningful contributions.
  • Constructive conflict.
  • The external side of high-performing teams.
  • The role of team leaders in the effectiveness of the team.
  • The application of team strategies in non-formal environments.
  • Insights from Andy’s journey
  • And more!

To read the Executive Interview from the podcast with Andy Atkins, download the pdf here: https://go.brandonhall.com/BTS_EI_220

Andy is the Executive and Team Performance Practice Leader, overseeing the C-Suite and Executive services with BTS. Andy works with senior leaders and their teams to engage, influence, align, and inspire their organizations. Through advisory relationships and facilitation, Andy helps leaders and teams develop insights and acquire skills to create alignment for business performance. He brings a particular focus on how to increase trust and engagement through strategic communications and effective individual and group interactions. Prior to joining Bates, a BTS Company, Andy was the Chief Innovation Officer with Interaction Associates where he led the firm’s development of products and next generation services. He has held senior leadership positions in Human Resources and Leadership and Organizational Development with Bank of America, Genuity, Fidelity Investments, and Arthur D. Little. Andy earned his MBA at Columbia University where he was the Goldman Sachs Fellowship recipient.

BTS is a global professional services firm that partners with clients to enable strategy execution. We provide the skills, tools and knowledge so people understand how their daily work impacts business results. We are experts in behavior change, care deeply about delivering results, and inspire people do the best work of their lives. It’s a strategy made personal. For more information, please visit www.bts.com.

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