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Navigate Team Dynamics

Effectively guide your team through each stage of the team lifecycle.

  • Although teams are present in almost all organizations, many are not operating effectively.
  • Teams must effectively navigate the team lifecycle to achieve high performance. It is the team leader’s responsibility to direct the team through this tumultuous time.
  • Unfortunately, many team leaders do not focus enough on guiding the team through the team lifecycle, resulting in poor team dynamics and mediocre team performance.

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Critical Insight

  • The team lifecycle is not a straight path; it is iterative. Teams will move backward and forward through the stages as the team experiences change.
  • The value of a team is dependent on the team leader’s ability to guide the team through the four phases of the team lifecycle to create an effective team environment.

Impact and Result

  • Gain the knowledge and ability to improve team dynamics and develop effective teams that have a tangible and visible effect on the bottom line of the organization.
  • Foster essential career skills:
    • Develop managers to become effective team leaders.
    • Develop employees to become impactful and active team participants.

Navigate Team Dynamics Research & Tools

1. Train managers to navigate team dynamics

Train managers to effectively guide their team through each stage of the team lifecycle.

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  • Call 1: Train managers to effectively guide their team through each stage of the team lifecycle.


  • Alasdair T. Campbell Jr., Vice-President, Financial Industry
  • Alasdair T. Campbell Sr., HR Consultant
  • Elaine Crowlet, Executive Coach & OD Consultant
  • Rick Highsmith, President, Quality Team Building LLC
  • Johanne Landry, Services Conseils
  • Leon Noone, Principal Consultant, Noone Self Instruction System
  • Maxine Sesula, HR Manager, Cutting Inc.