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What distinguishes exceptional teams and team leaders from the rest? Each year, businesses invest billions of dollars in programs and ideas to improve leader and team performance. Yet, most of those programs fail to turn ideas into the habits that lead to more effective, higher-performing teams. Dr. Jeb Hurley's groundbreaking research into motivation, engagement, and team effectiveness identified the one habit that sets exceptional teams and team leaders apart from the rest. That habit focuses on key relationships, and sits at the heart of an architecture used by the most highly-effective teams. The ONE Habit blog and podcast explores the Architecture of Highly-Effective Teams and the one habit shared by exceptional team leaders, along with current team leadership and effectiveness research, and how to apply these concepts to your organization.

What distinguishes exceptional teams and team leaders from the rest? Each year, businesses invest billions of dollars in programs and ideas to improve leader and team performance. Yet, most of those programs fail to turn ideas into the habits that lead to more effective, higher-performing teams. Dr. Jeb Hurley's groundbreaking research into motivation, engagement, and team effectiveness identified the one habit that sets exceptional teams and team leaders apart from the rest. That habit focuses on key relationships, and sits at the heart of an architecture used by the most highly-effective teams. The ONE Habit blog and podcast explores the Architecture of Highly-Effective Teams and the one habit shared by exceptional team leaders, along with current team leadership and effectiveness research, and how to apply these concepts to your organization.
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What distinguishes exceptional teams and team leaders from the rest? Each year, businesses invest billions of dollars in programs and ideas to improve leader and team performance. Yet, most of those programs fail to turn ideas into the habits that lead to more effective, higher-performing teams. Dr. Jeb Hurley's groundbreaking research into motivation, engagement, and team effectiveness identified the one habit that sets exceptional teams and team leaders apart from the rest. That habit focuses on key relationships, and sits at the heart of an architecture used by the most highly-effective teams. The ONE Habit blog and podcast explores the Architecture of Highly-Effective Teams and the one habit shared by exceptional team leaders, along with current team leadership and effectiveness research, and how to apply these concepts to your organization.

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Episodes

The Cost of Silence

11/11/2018
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The role of employee voice in organizations – whether in the form of work-related complaints, participating in decision making, contributing new ideas, or providing feedback – has been topic of discussion and debate for over 200 years. The industrial revolution fueled the drive towards greater …

Duration:00:04:47

Purpose by Design

10/28/2018
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I enjoy the privilege of mentoring a broad cross-section of people who are at different stages of their careers. One of the most notable trends in those conversations over the past ten years has been a shift away from focusing on career path and corporate …

Duration:00:05:33

Predicting Team Performance: Stop Flying Blind

10/14/2018
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Among the many leadership styles researched and written about in the milieu of articles and books every year, one that receives little attention is “high-say-low-do” leadership. While not a style that many aspire to emulate, it is nonetheless one of the most pervasive. One particularly …

Duration:00:06:52

Aristotle’s Mirror: Reality Undistorted

9/30/2018
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It would be the unusual leader who would admit that they don’t aspire to build energized engaged teams that deliver exceptional performance. Yet, across the leadership literature, research shows that results often fall short of aspirations. When I ask team leaders about the gap between …

Duration:00:05:15

What Turns Your People On?

9/9/2018
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Why we do what we do is one of the most interesting, and at times perplexing, questions for behavioral scientists, leaders, parents, and anyone else that deals with the mysteries of motivation. To start to understand motivation, we can visualize it as a continuum with …

Duration:00:06:48

Sales Team Performance – The Game is Changing

8/12/2018
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How do you continuously improve your sales team’s performance? The traditional answer was to put in place a tough, heroic sales leader who embraced an aggressive sales culture, high-pressure pay-for-performance, intensive training, and constant culling of weak performers – practices that emerged after WWII and …

Duration:00:05:14

Got Purpose?

8/5/2018
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Strengths-based leadership, employee engagement, and growth mindset. Recent years have been fruitful for management guru’s and the consulting firms that promote their ideas. As a team leader participating in the roll out of those three ideas (and many other fads during the 1990’s and early …

Duration:00:06:07

Are You Measuring what Really Matters?

7/21/2018
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When Peter Drucker said, “If you can’t measure it, you can’t improve it.” he was advocating that organizations could improve their performance through better metrics. I would argue that Drucker got it right, but that he should have added “and what you measure matters the …

Duration:00:05:09

Choosing the Dark Side – Why Team Leaders Avoid Feedback

7/8/2018
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“The only way to discover your strengths is through feedback…” —Peter Drucker During my first experience as a team leader, I had a great manager who was way ahead of his time in his leadership development practices. In an era of annual reviews and forced …

Duration:00:07:21

Brain Science is Turning Team Feedback Inside-Out Brain Science is Turning Team Feedback Inside-out

6/17/2018
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In his article, Employee Surveys Are Still One of the Best Ways to Measure Engagement, Scott Judd, the head of People Analytics at Facebook, observes that “…surveys are starting to look like diesel trucks, collecting dust in the age of electric cars.” Employee surveys originally emerged …

Duration:00:07:03

Improve Your Coaching Conversation Game

6/3/2018
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If you’ve ever played the game of golf you quickly realized that there are countless ways to hit the ball wrong, and far fewer ways to achieve a consistently good result. Coaching conversations are much the same. There are many ways to create conversations that …

Duration:00:06:52

Team Relationship Management – CRM for Your Team

5/20/2018
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Team Relationship Management (TRM) is an approach to improving the effectiveness of an organization's teams and the wellbeing of the people on those teams. It uses feedback and data analysis about key relationships to understand and influence critical team processes and behaviors.

Duration:00:05:42

Want Performance? Get Feedback.

5/6/2018
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Feedback is the breakfast of champions. Top organizations don’t treat it as an activity to be added to already busy workdays – seeking feedback and proactively responding to it is a habit that forms an integral part of the culture, norms, and values of the best teams and organizations.

Duration:00:08:06

Are You Choosing Mediocrity?

4/22/2018
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In his April 2017 HBR article What to Do About Mediocrity on Your Team , Joseph Grenny observed that, “The toughest test of a manager is not how they deal with poor performance — it’s how they address mediocrity.” Over the course of many, many …

Duration:00:07:22

Coaching Strategies to Improve Team Effectiveness

4/15/2018
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In increasingly dynamic, complex business environments, helping people develop their strengths, build new competencies, and work collaboratively to deliver results has become a business imperative. In response, many organizations make significant investments in executive level coaching. This coaching is typically provided by external groups focused …

Duration:00:05:35

Article Review: Reducing Team Burnout

4/1/2018
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In his March 2018 HBR article, “To Reduce Burnout on Your Team, Give People a Sense of Control“, the author, Andrew Wittman, observes that team dynamics play a key role in workplace stress. He argues that “being part of a team can be a quick road …

Duration:00:05:35

Quality Communications Are Key to Your Team’s Success

3/25/2018
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Complex global business environments, and the need for agility in both decision making and execution, is driving organizations towards ever greater collaboration and teamwork as the means of resolving challenges and creating competitive advantage. Most leaders agree that one key component in ensuring effective team …

Duration:00:04:17

Why Your Team Needs to be Agile

3/11/2018
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Many teams struggle with a fundamental conundrum: how do you get disciplined execution along with innovative, creative solutions? It often seems that any efforts to improve one-dimension causes losses on the other one. Disciplined execution stymies innovation; by its very nature, innovation and creativity are …

Duration:00:06:12

How to Increase Team Performance: Focus on Wellbeing

2/25/2018
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Many factors influence performance and well-being at work, including: professional and personal goals, job design and flexibility, skills and competencies, and perceptions of the fairness and trust across key relationships. For many organisations and teams, the simultaneous pursuit of performance and well-being can feel like …

Duration:00:04:25

4 Steps to Motivating Millennial Teams

2/18/2018
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For organizations in search of talent, people born between 1977 and 1994 matter because a) there are a lot of them; and b) by 2020, their generation will make up 50% of the global workforce. This generation’s career aspirations, attitudes about work, and comfort with …

Duration:00:05:20