Build effective team culture, fast

Building Effective Team Culture teaches you how to understand, design and facilitate team dynamics, so your crew is driven and happy. For bigger companies, it explains how to design culture and organize effective, self-leading teams.
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Team Canvas is used by Startupbootcamp startups to get aligned and boost their performance. In a nutshell, it is a simple, reliable and quick tool to build stronger teams. Totally recommend it.”

Patrick de Zeeuw
Co-founder and board member
of Startupbootcamp Global

Table of Contents

1. Essentials of Teamwork Design

  • What Is a Team (and What It Is Not)
  • Traits and Habits of High Performing Teams
  • Understanding Group Development Cycle
  • Group Dynamics 101
  • Leadership and Followership
  • Learnings from the Team-Driven Cultures

2. Understanding Team Canvas

  • Introduction
  • People and Roles
  • Common Goals
  • Personal Goals
  • Purpose
  • Values
  • Strengths, Skills and Assets
  • Weaknesses and Risks
  • Needs and Expectations
  • Purpose
  • Culture and Rules
  • Composition of The Team Canvas

3. Using Team Canvas

  • Onboarding Team Members
  • Warming Up with The Self Canvas
  • How To Run The Team Canvas Group Session
  • How To Run The Team Canvas Lite Session
  • Running The Team Canvas with New Team Members
  • Running The Team Canvas with External Members
  • Working with The Team Canvas Results

4. Designing Team Culture

  • Interpreting The Team Canvas Results
  • Defining Culture and Team Journey
  • Facilitation 101
  • Values-Driven Work
  • Effective Feedback
  • Working with Conflict
  • Defining Roles
  • Setting Goals
  • Making Decisions
  • Active Listening
  • Applying Situational Leadership
  • Group Wrap Up

5. Connecting the Dots

  • The Team Canvas and Holocracy
  • The Team Canvas and Lean Startup
  • The Team Canvas and Design Thinking
  • The Team Canvas and Five Dysfunctions of a Team
  • The Team Canvas and Belbin Team Roles
  • The Team Canvas and TKI Conflict Resolution Tool
  • The Team Canvas and Transformational Leadership