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“Building a Winning Team: An Executive-Level Leadership Course for Owners, Presidents, CEO’s, COO’s, CFO’s, SR. VP’s, VP’s, Sr. PM’s, Chief Estimators and General Superintendents” 

Presented by James Talafuse, Leadership Management Institute (LMI) of Dallas. 


Through its lessons and exercises, the Building A Winning Team program will help your organization develop goals at all levels of the organization, create a shared understanding of an individual’s role in the
organization and provide personal insights for the participants. 
 
Class dates:

January 8

January 15

January 22

January 29

February 5

February 12

February 19


All classes are from 10:00 a.m. to Noon at the ABC Central Texas Office.


COURSE SYLLABUS

 
LESSON ONE:  THE INDIVIDUAL AND THE TEAM


The Relationship Between
Self-Image and Team Success
Choosing to Grow
Obstacles to Growing Your Self-Image
Supporting a Positive Self-Image



LESSON TWO: CRYSTALLIZING THE GOALS OF THE TEAM


The Individual’s Role Within the Team
The Value of Team Goals
Components of Team Goals
Categories of Team Goals

Interdependence of Goals
Tracking the Measurement of Goals
Benchmarking
Integration of Personal and Team Goals



LESSON THREE:  MOTIVATING THE TEAM TO PRODUCE


What is Motivation?
The Drive to Satisfy Needs
A Culture for Team Motivation

Team Motivation
Using Recognition to Support Motivation
The Challenge




LESSON FOUR: BUILDING THE TEAM THROUGH COMMUNICATION


Communication – The Skill that
Binds Teams Together
The Foundation for Effective
Communication
Communicating Your Message
Clearly
Listen to Understand
Trust Based Communication
Endless Possibilities

 

LESSON FIVE: TEAM PROBLEM SOLVING


The Attitude for Effective Team
Problem Solving
Problem Solving Techniques
Team Brainstorming
Problem Solving Methodology



LESSON SIX: TRAINING – THE KEY TO HIGH PERFORMANCE TRENDS


Preparing the Team for Growth
Benefits of Training
Developing a Training Program
Training Principles
Training Enhancers

 

AT THE END OF EACH LESSON, THE GROUP WILL BE GUIDED THROUGH ACTION STEPS, A DISCUSSION GUIDE AND SUMMARY TO FURTHER HAND TAILOR THE MATERIAL TO EACH PARTICIPANT

 
Those who have used the Building a Winning Team program tell us they have gained many benefits from it.  Among those frequently mentioned are:


Improved problem solving and decision making
Enhanced organizational skills and improved time management
Determined which values were the most important so they could avoid conflict
Training plan for new employees and transfers
Improved self-image
Increased and maintained motivation
Improved work/life balance
Improved communication between shifts and on shifts
Increased personal productivity and the productivity of the team


Past participants of LMI and James Talafuse include:

Doug Talley, President, MYCON Construction

Jerry Smith, President, Baker Triangle

Sergio Montoya, Vice President, Baker Triangle

Paul Driscoll, CEO, Hill & Wilkinson

Ryan Shipley, Group Manager, Hill & Wilkinson

Cisco Hobbs, President, Rogers-O’Brian Construction

Blake Combs, President, Prism Electric

Carter Vecera, Director of Pre-Construction, Beck Construction

Kristy Attaway , Sr. Vice President Hill - Wilkinson Construction 


For more information or to enroll, contact James Talafuse, 214-223-0393