Aspire Journeys

Skills Builder - Teamwork

  • 37 Books | 4h 44m
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Teamwork: Working cooperatively with others towards achieving a shared goals This skill applies to working within both formal and informal teams, and also with customers, clients or other stakeholders. Initially, this is about individuals fulfilling expectations around being positive, behaving appropriately, being timely and reliable and taking responsibility. This extends to understanding and respecting diversity of others' cultures, beliefs and backgrounds. The next steps focus on making a contribution to a team through group decision making recognising the value of others' ideas and encourage others to contribute too.Beyond that, individuals improve their teams through managing conflict and building relationships beyond the immediate team. At the top steps, individuals focus on how they influence their team through suggesting improvements and learning lessons from setbacks. Ultimately, individuals support the team by evaluating others strengths and weaknesses and bringing in external expertise and relationships.

Working well with others

This track is about this is about fulfilling expectations around being positive, behaving appropriately, being timely and reliable and taking responsibility. This extends to understanding and respecting diversity of others' cultures, beliefs and backgrounds.

  • 10 Books | 1h 10m

Contributing to a group

This track looks at making a contribution to a team through group decision making, recognising the value of others' ideas and encourage others to contribute too.

  • 10 Books | 1h 14m

Improving a team

This track focuses on improving a team through managing conflict and building relationships beyond your immediate network.

  • 9 Books | 1h 12m

Influencing a team

This track explores how to influence a team through suggesting improvements and learning lessons from setbacks. It then looks at evaluating others strengths and weaknesses and bringing in external expertise and relationships.

  • 8 Books | 1h 8m

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BOOKS INCLUDED

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The Hard Hat: 21 Ways to be a Great Teammate
Drawing inspiration from the life of a respected leader and team player, in The Hard Hat, author Jon Gordon shares lessons on how to build a great team. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
book Duration 11m book Authors By Jon Gordon

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The Ideal Team Player: How to Recognize and Cultivate The Three Essential Virtues
The Ideal Team Player introduces the essential reasons for being a team player and why in this global, fluid workplace environment we all face, it's more important than ever. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
book Duration 9m book Authors By Patrick Lencioni

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Extreme Teams: Why Pixar, Netflix, Airbnb, and Other Cutting-Edge Companies Succeed Where Most Fail
In Extreme Teams, author Robert Bruce Shaw examines the principles that cutting-edge firms across a variety of industries thrive by. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
book Duration 10m book Authors By Robert Bruce Shaw

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The Genius of Opposites: How Introverts and Extroverts Achieve Extraordinary Results Together
The Genius of Opposites explains how to thrive in an introvert/extrovert business partnership. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
book Duration 10m book Authors By Jennifer B. Kahnweiler

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Team Genius: The New Science of High-Performing Organizations
Team Genius explores the dynamics of successful teams, offering engaging case studies and intriguing research to prove that creating great teams requires careful, strategic thinking. In this Review, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
book Duration 5m book Authors By Michael S. Malone, Rich Karlgaard

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Team Turnarounds: A Playbook for Transforming Underperforming Teams
Team Turnarounds provides a description of how those who lead can bring about positive changes and help teams become the success stories to which they aspire. In this Review, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
book Duration 5m book Authors By Daniel Leidl, Joe Frontiera

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The PRIMES: How Any Group Can Solve Any Problem
In The PRIMES, author Chris McGoff shows leaders how to recognize and master the combinations and permutations of proven group dynamics. In this Review, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
book Duration 5m book Authors By Chris McGoff

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Divide or Conquer: How Great Teams Turn Conflict Into Strength
In Divide or Conquer, author Diana McLain Smith offers a pragmatic outlook and the tools needed to help you get your relationships back on track when they go off course. In this Review, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
book Duration 5m book Authors By Diana McLain Smith

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Great Business Teams: Cracking the Code for Standout Performance
Great Business Teams outlines the steps necessary to create an innovative and effective team that will help your business thrive even during times of uncertainty. In this Review, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
book Duration 5m book Authors By Howard M. Guttman

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The Wisdom of Teams: Creating the High-Performance Organization
The Wisdom of Teams focuses on how to encourage teams to perform at their best, regardless of where they fit in in the organizational hierarchy. In this Review, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
book Duration 5m book Authors By Douglas K. Smith, Jon R. Katzenbach

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Decisive Intuition: Use Your Gut Instincts to Make Smart Business Decisions
In Decisive Intuition, author Rick Snyder helps you harness the power of your intuition to drastically improve your decision making. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
book Duration 10m book Authors By Rick Snyder

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Strategic Decision Making: A Discovery-Led Approach to Critical Choices in Turbulent Times
In Strategic Decision Making, authors Simon Haslam and Ben Shenoy discuss how greater flexibility and a scientific, discovery-based approach to making decisions can allow companies to thrive. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretations of its content.
book Duration 12m book Authors By Ben Shenoy, Simon Haslam

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The Future of Decision Making: How Revolutionary Software Can Improve the Ability to Decide
The Future of Decision Making demonstrates the advantages of using smart software to store and distribute the experiences of others who have faced difficult business situations. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
book Duration 9m book Authors By Dimitris Lyras, Elliot Soloway, Roger C. Schank

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Problem Solved: A Powerful System for Making Complex Decisions with Confidence and Conviction
Problem Solved provides you with a consistent decision-making process based on research principles. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
book Duration 10m book Authors By Cheryl Strauss Einhorn

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Streetlights and Shadows: Searching for the Keys to Adaptive Decision Making
Streetlights and Shadows explores the limitations of applying analytics and computation to solving complex problems, the power of human intuition, and methods to successfully harness our tacit knowledge alongside our explicit procedures. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
book Duration 9m book Authors By Gary Klein

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Confronting Reality: Doing What Matters to Get Things Right
Using engaging, up-to-date case studies, Confronting Reality urges business leaders to adopt a three-point holistic business model that forces them to consider the realities of the changing business world. In this Review, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
book Duration 4m book Authors By Larry Bossidy, Ram Charan

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How We Decide
How We Decide discusses how advances in modern neuroscience-the scientific study of how the nervous system affects learning and behavior-yield fascinating new insights for any student of decision-making. In this Review, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
book Duration 4m book Authors By Jonah Lehrer

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The Wisdom of Crowds: Why the Many Are Smarter Than the Few and How Collective Wisdom Shapes Business, Economies, Societies and Nations
If you're a key decision-maker in your organization, or are looking for the most effective ways to solve problems and predict outcomes, The Wisdom of Crowds offers compelling reasons why many heads really could be better than one. In this Review, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
book Duration 4m book Authors By James Surowiecki

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Judgment Calls: Twelve Stories of Big Decisions and the Teams That Got Them Right
For senior managers, educators, consultants, or simply people interested in learning how organizations made positive changes at critical times, Judgment Calls will show you how collective judgment works in different organizations. In this Review, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
book Duration 6m book Authors By Brook Manville, Thomas H. Davenport

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The Decision Maker: Unlock the Potential of Everyone in Your Organization, One Decision at a Time
In The Decision Maker, author Dennis Bakke guides you through the nuances of turning employees into responsible, key decision makers. In this Review, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
book Duration 6m book Authors By Dennis W. Bakke

BOOKS INCLUDED

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Divide or Conquer: How Great Teams Turn Conflict Into Strength
In Divide or Conquer, author Diana McLain Smith offers a pragmatic outlook and the tools needed to help you get your relationships back on track when they go off course. In this Review, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
book Duration 5m book Authors By Diana McLain Smith

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Beating the Workplace Bully: A Tactical Guide to Taking Charge
Beating the Workplace Bully identifies varieties of bullying and outlines mental and practical strategies to combat them. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
book Duration 10m book Authors By Lynne Curry

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Crucial Confrontations: Tools for Resolving Broken Promises, Violated Expectations, and Bad Behavior
In Crucial Confrontations, the authors delve into the art of holding someone accountable in a face-to-face conversation. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
book Duration 10m book Authors By Al Switzler, Joseph Grenny, Kerry Patterson, Ron McMillan

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Managing Conflict at Work: Understanding and Resolving Conflict for Productive Working Relationships
Managing Conflict at Work examines the workings of conflict management, with a view to creating a happier and more productive workforce. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
book Duration 10m book Authors By Clive Johnson, Jackie Keddy

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Dealing with Difficult People, Third Edition
Dealing with Difficult People takes the sting out of having to interact with an aggressive or confrontational personality type. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
book Duration 10m book Authors By Roy Lilley

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Stop Workplace Drama: Train Your Team to Have No Complaints, No Excuses and No Regrets
Whether you have a business or professional practice, manage a small team, or command a large workforce, Stop Workplace Drama will help you identify the areas that are causing you and your team strife. In this Review, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
book Duration 4m book Authors By Marlene Chism

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Capitalizing on Conflict: Strategies and Practices for Turning Conflict to Synergy in Organizations
Capitalizing on Conflict offers useful insights to the role management must play in effectively resolving conflict in the workplace. In this Review, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
book Duration 5m book Authors By James W. Gibson, Kirk Blackard

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Powerful Phrases for Dealing with Difficult People: Over 325 Ready-to-Use Words and Phrases for Working with Challenging Personalities
In Powerful Phrases for Dealing with Difficult People, author Renée Evenson offers secrets and strategies for building positive relationships in your workplace. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
book Duration 9m book Authors By Renée Evenson

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Talking to Crazy: How to Deal with the Irrational and Impossible People in Your Life
Talking to Crazy offers readers a set of powerful tips about how to defuse run-ins with the irrational people in our lives, whether personal or professional. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
book Duration 9m book Authors By Mark Goulston

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Find Your Why: A Practical Guide for Discovering Purpose for You and Your Team
Using the tools of self-reflection, storytelling, and conversation, FIND YOUR WHY shows how connecting with your ultimate purpose turns the pursuit of feeling fulfilled into an achievable feat. In this Review, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
book Duration 8m book Authors By David Meade, Peter Docker, Simon Sinek

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EMPOWERED: Ordinary People, Extraordinary Products
What is it that sets innovative companies apart from their competitors? In EMPOWERED, authors Marty Cagan and Chris Jones suggest that their extraordinary output is the result of how these organizations strengthen ordinary employees. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
book Duration 11m book Authors By Chris Jones, Marty Cagan

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UNBOSS
In UNBOSS, the authors propose a new way of doing business-daring leaders to reassess the conventional definition of what a "boss" should be. In this Review, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
book Duration 8m book Authors By Jacob Bøtter, Lars Kolind

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Clone Yourself: Build a Team that Understands Your Vision, Shares Your Passion, and Runs Your Business For You
Clone Yourself distinguishes itself from other books by approaching leadership from a new angle-you can't, and shouldn't, do it on your own. In this Review, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
book Duration 8m book Authors By Jeff Hilderman

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Everyone Deserves a Great Manager: The 6 Critical Practices for Leading a Team
In Everyone Deserves a Great Manager, the authors dig into the best ways to approach any management position with open-mindedness, careful preparation, and intelligence. In this Review, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
book Duration 8m book Authors By Scott Jeffrey Miller, Todd Davis, Victoria Roos Olsson

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The Dichotomy of Leadership: Balancing the Challenges of Extreme Ownership to Lead and Win
In The Dichotomy of Leadership, Jocko Willink and Leif Babin illustrate the central role a leader plays in determining the accomplishment of any team. In this Review, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
book Duration 7m book Authors By Jocko Willink, Leif Babin

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Extreme Ownership: How U.S. Navy SEALs Lead and Win
Authored by two retired Navy SEALs, Extreme Ownership presents a master course in leadership, demonstrating that an effective leader must take ownership of everything the team does and everything that happens to the team. In this Review, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
book Duration 7m book Authors By Jocko Willink, Leif Babin

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The Energy Bus: 10 Rules to Fuel Your Life, Work, and Team with Positive Energy
The Energy Bus illustrates ten simple rules to help you cultivate positive energy in your personal and professional life and share it with those around you. In this Summary, we discuss the salient points of the book based on our interpretation of its contents.
book Duration 11m book Authors By Jon Gordon

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