Hosted by Kison Patel
“If you watch high-performing teams, you’ll notice that these are groups of people who are together because they want to be; they are working with the people they want to work with, they’re working on the projects they want to work on and they are working in the way in which they want to.”
On this Episode
Harvard instructor, author and speaker, Richard Kasperowski, discusses how to build and maintain high-performing teams in any industry. Richard explores the characteristics of effective teams, such as emotional intelligence and psychological safety, along with the foundational skills, such as regular communication and retrospectives, that create effective teams in any industry. Richard discusses the studies and research behind these theories as well as the best ways to approach implementation.
This episode also covers how creating performant deal teams can maximize value post-close and enable continued success.
2:35 How Certain Team Characteristics Correlate with Highest Performance
4:08 Explaining Psychological Safety and Team Emotional Intelligence
6:41 Improving Team Performance Using the Core Protocols
9:59 The Importance of Having the Ability to Opt In/Opt Out of Projects
12:30 Should You Force Help or Wait to Be Asked For It?
16:48 Explaining Agile Software Development and Scrum
20:16 Important Values of Agile Software Development
22:09 Why Talking Regularly About Projects Is Good for Productivity
24:15 How to Implement Agile into a Company
26:14 The Value of Retrospectives For Teams/Companies
28:17 Different Ways of Making Transformations
31:00 A Story of Slowly Implementing Scrum Into a Company
34:22 How Agile Is Used In Different Types of Teams
36:20 Sharing Feelings and Why It Helps with Team Building
38:19 Examples of Differences and Improvements After Implementing Agile
41:14 Ending Credits
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