What separates a good team from a great team? Leadership. A team is only as strong as its weakest link. The leader is responsible for motivating their team, ensuring all members are working at their optimal potential, and minimizing conflict. LaKesha specializes in working with teams in transition, newly formed teams, and boards of directors. Her interactive training style allows attendees the space to get to know each other and develop strategies that will help them to contribute to the organization’s success.
Strategies to increase Meeting effectiveness
Teams spend the majority of their time together in meetings. If the meetings aren’t well managed or executed, the team will not be as effective. In this session, LaKesha will provide an assessment tool to diagnose the effectiveness of their meetings and identify specific tactics to improve use of time spent together.
Team building techniques to improve communication
Understanding the different communication styles among your team is important to your success. Someone who sits back and rarely speaks may not be disengaged, they may be one of the most insightful members of your team. In this interactive session, LaKesha will help your team get to know one another, increase their level of trust and improve the group’s communication.
Leading from within
High performing teams share a group of common characteristics that contribute to their success. In this session, LaKesha will share these characteristics and work with your team to ensure they embody the characteristics.
Understanding emotional INTELLIGENCE
According to Psychology Today, emotional intelligence is the ability to identify and manage your own emotions and the emotions of others. In this session, LaKesha will help the team understand emotional awareness and develop the ability to manage emotions which leads to improved communication and overall effectiveness.