Five Behaviors

The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team™

The Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team™ has a simple goal: to facilitate a learning experience that helps organizations discover what it takes to build a truly cohesive and effective team.

The program is designed to identify the root causes of politics and dysfunction on the teams where you work, and the keys to overcoming them.

Bringing together everyone’s personalities and preferences to form a cohesive, productive team takes work, but the payoff can be huge—for individuals, the team, and the organization.

Typical characteristics of a productive, high-functioning team include:

  • Makes better, faster decisions
  • Are comfortable asking for help, admitting mistakes and limitations and take risks offering feedback
  • Taps into the skills and opinions of all members
  • Avoids wasting time and energy on politics, confusion, and destructive conflict
  • Avoids wasting time talking about the wrong issues and revisiting the same topics over and over again because of a lack of buy-in
  • Creates a competitive advantage
  • Retain the best people
  • Align the team around common objectives
  • Is more fun to be on! 

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The single most untapped competitive advantage is teamwork.

To gain this advantage, teams must adopt:

Behavior #1: Trust One Another - When team members are genuinely transparent and honest with one another, they are able to build vulnerability-based trust.

Behavior #2: Engage in Conflict around Ideas - When there is trust, team members are able to engage in unfiltered, constructive debate of ideas.

Behavior #3: Commit to Decisions - When team members are able to offer opinions and debate ideas, they will be more likely to commit to decisions.

Behavior #4: Hold One Another Accountable - When everyone is committed to a clear plan of action, they will be more willing to hold one another accountable.

Behavior #5: Focus on Achieving Collective Results - The ultimate goal of building greater trust, conflict, commitment, and accountability is one thing; the achievement of results!

How to Launch a Team Initiative

Option 1 - We Facilitate The Event for You

We work with teams at all levels and across all industries, and our Five Behaviors Accredited Facilitators help companies implement the five behaviors model in a number of ways, including: senior leadership team off-sites, organization-wide roll-outs and training workshops. 

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Option 2 - You Facilitate The Event Using Our Materials and Your Own Trainers

We have a complete suite of products and services to help you implement the Five Behaviors model with your team/s. These products and services include an online Individual & Team Assessment, Facilitator's Guide, Participant Workbook Field Guide and Video Presentation. We also provide an opportunity to become an Accredited Facilitator of the program.

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