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The Power of a Positive Team


The Power of a Positive Team

Proven Principles and Practices that Make Great Teams Great
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von: Jon Gordon

17,99 €

Verlag: Wiley
Format: PDF
Veröffentl.: 11.06.2018
ISBN/EAN: 9781119430803
Sprache: englisch
Anzahl Seiten: 176

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A book about teams to help teams become more positive, united and connected. Worldwide bestseller — the author of The Energy Bus and The Power of Positive Leadership shares the proven principles and practices that build great teams - and provides practical tools to help teams overcome negativity and enhance their culture, communication, connection, commitment and performance. Jon Gordon doesn’t just research the keys to great teams, he has personally worked with some of the most successful teams on the planet and has a keen understanding of how and why they became great. In The Power of a Positive Team, Jon draws upon his unique team building experience as well as conversations with some of the greatest teams in history in order to provide an essential framework, filled with proven practices, to empower teams to work together more effectively and achieve superior results. Utilizing examples from the writing team who created the hit show Billions, the National Champion Clemson Football team, the World Series contending Los Angeles Dodgers, The Miami Heat and the greatest beach volleyball team of all time to Navy SEAL’s, Marching bands, Southwest Airlines, USC and UVA Tennis, Twitter, Apple and Ford, Jon shares innovative strategies to transform a group of individuals into a united, positive and powerful team. Jon not only infuses this book with the latest research, compelling stories, and strategies to maintain optimism through adversity… he also shares his best practices to transform negativity, build trust (through his favorite team building exercises) and practical ways to have difficult conversations—all designed to make a team more positive, cohesive, stronger and better. The Power of a Positive Team also provides a blueprint for addressing common pitfalls that cause teams to fail—including complaining, selfishness, inconsistency, complacency, unaccountability—while offering  solutions to enhance a team’s creativity, grit, innovation and growth. This book is meant for teams to read together. It’s written in such a way that if you and your team read it together, you will understand the obstacles you will face and what you must do to become a great team. If you read it together, stay positive together, and take action together you will accomplish amazing things TOGETHER.  
No One Creates Success Alone 1 1 The Power of Positive 7 2 Positive Teams Create Positive Cultures 13 Create Your Culture 16 Culture Is Dynamic, Not Static 17 Make Your Bus Great 18 Make Your Culture a Priority 18 Invest in the Root 19 Decide to Be Vitamin C 21 The Power Is on the Inside 22 What Do We Want to Be? 22 3 Positive Teams Work Together toward a Shared Vision with a Greater Purpose 25 Shared Vision 28 Greater Purpose 28 Purpose-Driven Goals 29 Vision + Mission 31 Telescope and Microscope 32 Creating Billions and Winning Gold 32 The World’s Largest Family 34 The Table 35 Keep Your Vision and Purpose Alive 36 Make Your Vision and Purpose Come Alive 37 One Word 38 Make Sure Everyone Is on the Bus 39 Everyone Means Everyone 40 4 Positive Teams Work Together with Optimism, Positivity, and Belief 41 Stay Positive Together 43 Believe Together 44 Encourage Each Other 46 Feed the Positive Dog 47 Talk to Yourself 48 Replace Have To with Get To 49 Make the Next Opportunity Great 50 L.O.S.S. 50 Shark or Goldfish 52 Think Like Rookies 52 Defeat Murphy 53 Inside Out 54 Distort Reality 56 Fear or Faith 56 The Positivity Experiment 57 Don’t Stop Believing 59 The Best Is Yet to Come 60 5 Positive Teams Transform and Remove Negativity 63 No Energy Vampires Allowed 66 It Starts at the Culture Level 67 The First Step Is Transformation 68 Remove the Negativity 68 It’s Not Okay to Be Moody 70 Implement the No Complaining Rule 71 Weed and Feed 72 Positive Conflict 73 6 Positive Teams Communicate and Connect 77 Connection Is the Difference between Good and Great 80 It Starts with Communication 82 Where There Is a Void, Negativity Will Fill It 83 Fill the Void 84 One-on-One Communication 85 Why Don’t We Communicate? 85 On a Scale of 1 to 10 87 Listening Enhances Communication 88 Communicate to Connect 89 Team Beats Talent When Talent Isn’t a Team 89 Team + Talent 91 Team Building 93 It’s Worth It 97 Team Grit 99 7 Positive Teams Commit and Care 101 Play Your Notes 104 Team First 104 We before Me 107 Commitment Recognizes Commitment 109 Committing Makes Everyone Better 110 Serve to Be Great 111 Commit to Your Team 112 Do You Care? 113 Care More 114 Craftsmen and Craftswomen 115 You Can’t Fake It 116 8 Positive Teams Are Always Striving to Get Better 119 The One Percent Rule 122 Own the Boat 122 Elite of the Elite 123 Love and Accountability 124 Family and Team 125 Love Tough 127 Positive Discontent 127 Tell-the-Truth Mondays 128 Have the Difficult Conversations 129 Like versus Love 130 Forged in the Fire 132 9 We Are Better Together 133 Meraki 140 Are You a Real Team? 143 11 Thoughts about Teamwork 145 References 147 Let us help you build a Positive, United,and Connected Team 149 Power of a Positive Team Resources 151 Positive U 152 Other Books by Jon Gordon 153
JON GORDON's bestselling books and talks have inspired readers and audiences around the world. His principles have been put to the test by numerous Fortune 500 companies, professional and college sports teams, school districts, hospitals, and non-profits. He is the author of 15 books including 5 bestsellers: The Energy Bus, The Carpenter, Training Camp, You Win in the Locker Room First and The Power of Positive Leadership. All published by Wiley. Jon invites you to visit and connect with him at JonGordon.com or on Twitter @JonGordon11.
Worldwide bestseller—the author of The Energy Bus and The Power of Positive Leadership shares the proven principles and practices that build great teams and provides practical tools to help teams overcome negativity and enhance their culture, communication, connection, commitment and performance. Jon Gordon doesn't just research the keys to great teams.He has personally worked with some of the most successful teams on the planet and has a keen understanding of how and why they became great. In The Power of a Positive Team, Jon draws upon his unique team building experience as well as conversations with some of the greatest teams in history in order to provide an essential framework filled with proven practices to empower teams to work together more effectively and achieve superior results. Utilizing examples from the writing team who created the hit show Billions, the National Champion Clemson Football team, the World Series contending Los Angeles Dodgers, the Miami Heat and the greatest beach volleyball team of all time to Navy SEAL's, Marching bands, Southwest Airlines, USC and UVA Tennis, Google, Apple and Ford, Jon shares innovative strategies to trans- form a group of individuals into a united, positive and powerful team. Jon not only infuses this book with the latest research, compelling stories, and strategies to maintain optimism through adversity... he also shares his best practices to transform negativity, build trust (through his favorite team building exercises), and offers practical ways to have difficult conversations—all designed to make a team more positive, cohesive, stronger and better. The Power of a Positive Team also provides a blueprint for addressing common pitfalls that cause teams to fail—including complaining, selfishness, inconsistency, complacency, and unaccountability—while offering solutions to enhance a team's creativity, grit, innovation and growth. This is a book meant for teams to read together. It's written in such a way that if you and your team read it together you will understand the obstacles you will face and what you must do to become a great team. If you read it together, stay positive together, and take action together you will accomplish amazing things TOGETHER.
PRAISE FOR THE POWER OF A POSITIVE TEAM "We all know it is all about talented people 'working together' to create something very special: government, business, sports, and life. Jon Gordon really captures the power of positive 'working together principles and practices' and includes a positive disciplined process and expected behaviors that all teams can use immediately!" —Alan Mulally, president and CEO of Boeing and Ford, retired, and board member of Alphabet/Google, Mayo Clinic, and Carbon3D "Jon and his principles have been very helpful to me and my team. I encourage you to read this book and discover the keys to building a great team." —Dave Roberts, manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers "The Energy Bus and No Complaining Rule transformed my work and family life and this book gives us practical ways to put The Power of a Positive Team into action. So many of Jon Gordon's best practices are alive and well at The Golf Channel. The Power of a Positive Team will be our must-read this year! This is a must-read for corporate, sports teams... even families." —Molly Solomon, executive producer, The Golf Channel "An actionable guide to energizing your team." —Adam Grant, New York Times bestselling author of Give and Take, Originals, and Option B with Sheryl Sandberg "I love this book by my good friend Jon Gordon. My experience has taught me that a team can do great things but a positive team can do extraordinary things. Jon does a great job of articulating so many different examples of this. I have no doubt the lessons in this book will help you and your team reach your potential." —Dabo Swinney, head coach, Clemson Football "Jon has a special gift for articulating the principles and values that help guide great teams and organizations in a positive authentic way. These values are instrumental in helping develop a connected environment. There is something special about being a part of something bigger than yourself and the star of the team is the team. Jon's books have been especially helpful and influential for the Rams and how we want to operate daily." —Sean McVay, head coach of the Los Angeles Rams

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