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README.md

Hiring and Inspiring a Great Team

Management gets a bad rap in technical circles, and for good reason: many managers are terrible, and it shows!

Rising above the pointy-haired-boss stereotypes is easier than you might think. By grounding your leadership style in management science, and adding a touch of emotional intelligence, you can help your team meet its individual and collective goals, improve morale and engagement, and reduce turnover.

This session will show early-career managers how to find team players aligned with their core values, how to "design the alliance" with new hires, how to get the most out of 1:1s, and how to use personality-typing tools like DISC to motivate and communicate effectively.

Presentation

Powerpoint presentation - You'll probably want to watch in slideshow mode because of all the animations

Resources

The Ideal Team Player, by Patrick Lencioni

Hiring Team Players: an Interview Guide

3 Traits of Team Players

Design the Alliance

2019 State of 1:1s Report

The Quantified Value of 1:1s

Gallup report on Engagement

Manager Tools Podcast: One on Ones

One on One Questions Great Managers Ask Their Teams

Gallup Report: State of the American Manager

How to Give Constructive Feedback to Motivate Your Team

DiscProfile.com

Using DiSC in Conflict Resolution

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