Leading and Developing Great Teams

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What impact does leadership style have on teams? What makes a high performing team? What role does diversity play in the team’s success? 

The Leading and Developing Great Teams workshop will focus on how you lead yourself, lead with other individuals and leading with others in teams. You will learn about your leadership style, the characteristics of what makes an effective team and how to develop your next steps when working with your teams. 

This workshop is deeply interactive, experiential and reflective. It is aimed at anyone who is responsible for other staff – their motivation, well-being, productivity and contribution to a collective responsibility or team. 

Expected Outcomes and Objectives: 

Having completed this workshop, participants will:  

1. Be able to understand the value of diversity of all types within their teams.  

2. Understand their natural leadership style and the impact that it may have.  

3. Know that it is possible and desirable to be able to flex and adapt one’s style to different contexts and people and,  

4. Have learnt some techniques for adapting and flexing one’s natural leadership style.  

5. Have learnt about the characteristics and behaviours of highly functioning teams and  

6. Have reflected on their own team using a tool that identifies strengths and areas for team development.  

7. Be able to distil their learning from the session and,  

8. Convert this into clear aims and next steps for the use of the content of the session in their own professional context.  

Who is this session for: 

Leaders/managers of teams, at all levels, both clinical and non-clinical in health and care, who are committed to building the performance of their teams. 

Remaining sessions: 

Thursday 16th March, 09:00-12:30 – FULLY BOOKED

To be informed if new dates become available, complete the Expression of Interest.

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Cancellations: 

When partnering with development providers, a fee is paid for their services. Although this fee is not passed on to you, by registering, you have signed up to a place that somebody else could fill. If you need to cancel, please email [email protected] at your earliest convenience to enable us to offer the space to another colleague.   

Facilitators Bio: 

Heather Wicks is a founding Director of Connect Oxford, a consultancy specialising in enabling change with individuals, teams and organisations through coaching, leadership development and organisational development. 

Heather’s belief is that everyone has the potential to define, design and achieve their own success and her passion is working with others using a dynamic, curious and action-orientated style to empower and equip them to do this.  Her approach is firmly grounded in an appreciation and recognition of strengths and what we already have as a foundation for growth, rather than seeking out and identifying ‘deficiency’ and ‘weakness’. 

Her career is rooted in the NHS and she has worked in, or with the NHS, for over 30 years in a wide variety of ways ranging from an allied health professional (clinical eye specialist) to a Director of Strategy and Commissioning and she has gained a rounded and diverse experience of many aspects of providing and commissioning of health and care services. 

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