Teams at the Top // Skills Programs

Learning Objectives

This hands-on one day workshop helps senior level teams reflect on when they should operate as individuals vs. as a team.

By the end of this workshop participants will be able to:

  • Articulate the myths and challenges of working as a team at the top
  • Identify when the team at the top should come together
  • Describe the key attributes of a high performing team
  • Assess their current team against the attributes
  • Build trust to accelerate teamwork
  • Gain insight into what drives each team member
  • Practice dealing with difficult team behaviors
  • Examine how to improve their team meetings




  • Introduction
  • Learning objectives
  • Puzzle activity

Teams at the Top

  • False Choice Fallacy activity
  • Keystones of leadership teams

Enterprise Simulation

  • Stage 1
  • Stage 2
  • Stage 3

Building Trust

  • Trust triad
  • Execution and trust
  • Knower vs. learner mindset
  • Ways to improve trust


  • Strength of the swarm
  • Value of conflict
  • Ladder of conflict
  • Three archetypes activity
  • Real play scenarios

Oxygen Poker

  • Value others’ perspective
  • Oxygen Poker exercise
  • The five driving needs
  • SBIIS model

Meetings / Decision Making

  • Meetings reflect and drive culture
  • Productivity vs. activity meetings
  • Meeting Outcomes activity
  • Group decision making

Workshop Close