Click Funnel Categories: Team Building Tools

The Six Thinking Hats

The Six Thinking Hats The Six Thinking Hats method is a systematic way of thinking about individual roles and group communication. Published by Dr. Edward de Bono in 1985, the Six Thinking Hats method teaches members of a group to think about issues in specific ways. This tool explains each hat and how to use …

The Emotional Intelligence of Teams

The Emotional Intelligence of Teams This tool enables leaders to increase the level of emotional intelligence of their teams. It suggests ways to increase the awareness of emotions at both the individual and team level. It also suggests strategies to help regulate emotions. This is invaluable for leaders who want to create teams where there …

The Team Checklist

The Team Checklist This tool contains a checklist to use in establishing a successful team. It includes the team’s purpose, norms of behavior, measures of success, team roles and responsibilities, and operating rules. This is a very useful tool for new teams, as well as for teams that are searching for a renewed sense of …

Teams vs. Groups

Teams vs. Groups This tool reminds people about the difference between teams and groups. When a group is mislabeled as a team, people may have unrealistic expectations of each other. On the other hand, if a group aspires to be a team, it is useful to know what behaviors are expected of team members. This …

The Trust/Need Matrix

The Trust/Need Matrix As a leader, you need to know what people want from you. This handy tool divides people into four types, based on their level of need and level of trust. It enables you to understand the needs of your direct reports and determine the management style that will work best with them. …

Focus and Trust in High-Performing Teams

Focus and Trust in High-Performing Teams This tool emphasizes the importance of focus and trust in creating high performing teams. The tool describes four types of teams. Using this tool, leaders can assess their teams and quickly see ways to transform them into high performing teams. Download the PDF – “Focus and Trust in High-Performing …

Four Stages of Team Development

Four Stages of Team Development Teams are not born. They are developed by focusing on a few key things at each stage of their growth. This tool provides a description of the four stages of team development. It also suggests specific strategies to advance from each stage. Download the PDF – “Four Stages of Team …

Team Operating Principles

Team Operating Principles Effective teams develop operating principles that describe the expectations of each team member in terms of communication. We recommend that your team review these examples and come up with their own operating principles. The team can then use these principles as a basis to ensure team members work effectively together. Download the …

Team Charters

Team Charters The purpose of this tool is to guide you through the thought process necessary to write a charter for your team. A team charter typically consists of the following elements: Purpose statement: A brief statement of why the team exists and what it aims to achieve. Team ground rules: Brief statements of how …

What Google Learned About the Perfect Team

What Google Learned About the Perfect Team Do you ever wonder why some teams work well together and others don’t? What’s the secret ingredient – is it the people, their personalities, education, background, gender, or experience? Download PDF – “What Google Learned About The Perfect Team” Teams have been studied at length by researchers. According …