Creating high-performance teams is a challenge. High performing teams don’t just happen; it takes a lot of hard work, trust and culture for a high-performance team to emerge.
A high-performance culture is a set of behaviours and norms that lead to an organisation achieving superior results. Company culture is how and why things get done in an organisation. There is a link between organisational culture and high performance, innovation and growth.
You are looking at the team’s natural energy and creativity, its overall behavioural dynamics, and how that adds to task performance and decision making. If you have a team with a negative culture, it will impact the social health of the team. Measuring the social health and team dynamics will identify how to improve the culture and create a better working environment for the whole team.
To make cultural tangible and real, we use analytics to find critical behaviours that must adapt to deliver on your key projects, strategies and goals. Every organisation is different, but there are eight performance dynamics that every business unit, department and organisation share.
We regularly see examples of organisations, business units and teams that are not fully maximising the talents, skills and abilities of their people. It’s so common that many of our clients are at a point where they’re willing to accept that this is the way things are.
Using the Growth PitStop methodology allows people in teams to engage in a process known as ‘cognitive reframing’. It enables them to begin challenging that idea at both a personal and team level. It also has a way of analysing the potential savings to be realised by cutting unnecessary internal meetings and other forms of collaboration waste.
Developing a high-performance team takes work, and the best way to start crafting the best team you can is to get them engaged with one another. Check out our High-Performance Leadership Programme to ignite your team momentum.