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Team Dynamics Presents: BEHAVE Aligning your VALUES with your ACTIONS Rather than doubling down on social or political analysis, BEHAVE asks the question, “So, what are YOU going to DO about that?” Change making work should be challenging but it should also be fun. On Behave, Trina and Alfonso talk through how to intertwine the difficult and the fun to be effective and fulfilled. They won’t be quiet about what it takes to behave. Hosted by Team Dynamics co-founders Alfonso Wenker and Trina Olson, BEHAVE is a bi-weekly show that offers information, inspiration, and skill development meant to support folks who operate as change agents inside their own communities and organizations. Using their combined experiences in leadership with non-profits and in campaign organizing, Trina and Alfonso spend each episode digging into what it takes to be a movement builder, an effective leader, someone who works across-perspectives, is action-focused, and knows how to operate in their own integrity.

Team Dynamics Presents: BEHAVE Aligning your VALUES with your ACTIONS Rather than doubling down on social or political analysis, BEHAVE asks the question, “So, what are YOU going to DO about that?” Change making work should be challenging but it should also be fun. On Behave, Trina and Alfonso talk through how to intertwine the difficult and the fun to be effective and fulfilled. They won’t be quiet about what it takes to behave. Hosted by Team Dynamics co-founders Alfonso Wenker and Trina Olson, BEHAVE is a bi-weekly show that offers information, inspiration, and skill development meant to support folks who operate as change agents inside their own communities and organizations. Using their combined experiences in leadership with non-profits and in campaign organizing, Trina and Alfonso spend each episode digging into what it takes to be a movement builder, an effective leader, someone who works across-perspectives, is action-focused, and knows how to operate in their own integrity.
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Team Dynamics Presents: BEHAVE Aligning your VALUES with your ACTIONS Rather than doubling down on social or political analysis, BEHAVE asks the question, “So, what are YOU going to DO about that?” Change making work should be challenging but it should also be fun. On Behave, Trina and Alfonso talk through how to intertwine the difficult and the fun to be effective and fulfilled. They won’t be quiet about what it takes to behave. Hosted by Team Dynamics co-founders Alfonso Wenker and Trina Olson, BEHAVE is a bi-weekly show that offers information, inspiration, and skill development meant to support folks who operate as change agents inside their own communities and organizations. Using their combined experiences in leadership with non-profits and in campaign organizing, Trina and Alfonso spend each episode digging into what it takes to be a movement builder, an effective leader, someone who works across-perspectives, is action-focused, and knows how to operate in their own integrity.

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Episodes

BEHAVE episode 1912

9/18/2019
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“Most work places in the United States and its colonies are asking us to be disassociated from our physical and emotional experience. We’re just supposed to be brains that create output for the organization at which we work.” Alfonso and Trina go in on what it really means to believe that Identity is always present & culture always matters. They talk about why folks are drawn to keeping diversity, equity, and inclusion work outside of their day-to-day work. And they share examples from...

Duration:00:20:00

BEHAVE episode 1911

9/4/2019
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This episode contains clips from the first 10 episodes of BEHAVE. Please share this with folks you know and think would enjoy or benefit from our podcast. Find more episodes HERE

Duration:00:13:39

BEHAVE episode 1910

8/21/2019
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“All the ways we can do gender is so expansive, even within a singular identity.” On this episode, Alfonso and Trina delve into Gender Expression. Alfonso talks about his recent experiences in Province town, Trina shares her current tension around her own gender expression, and they both establish the different between gender identity and gender expression. This episode also has some clear ways to open up how your organization creates space for folks to be their best selves. LGBTQ...

Duration:00:19:21

BEHAVE episode 1909

8/7/2019
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"Lot's of different things get to be true at the same time." Trina and Alfonso share a frame for understanding power and what folks mean when they use the phrase 'power dynamics.' Alfonso shares tips for how teams of folks can think about the role power plays in the workplace. Trina and Alfonso share thinking on how to navigate through power and give useful information on practicing recognition of the power you hold. On this episode, Alfonso shares what he's learning from the Bon Appetit...

Duration:00:20:31

BEHAVE episode 1908

7/24/2019
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“We can’t just pepper in different races, different genders, different identities into a workplace and just expect different results.” Trina asks Alfonso to break down the difference between mixed teams and mono-cultural teams. Alfonso shares his experiences of being the first and only of marginalized identities on teams and how those situations could have gone differently. Alfonso and Trina also unpack the idea that building capacity to actually work across cultural difference isn’t easy,...

Duration:00:27:37

BEHAVE episode 1907

7/10/2019
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“If you’re feeling holier than thou on more days than not about your colleagues, it might not be a good fit for you.” This episode is all about going from desire to practice. Trina and Alfonso shares stories of their own individual practice around evolving closer to who they're capable of being. They talk about what's required for individuals to make internal change and what it takes for teams and organizations to change.

Duration:00:19:14

BEHAVE episode 1906

6/26/2019
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"There are some things that have become 'best practices' that really aren't the best for anybody." On this episode, we're playing with the format and having Alfonso Wenker interview his co-host Trina Olson about hiring. Drawing on her extensive experiences with hiring and firing folks, Trina shares how organizations can be more intentional in their hiring practices from job descriptions, postings, the interview process and everything in between. Here's a link to the cited study from...

Duration:00:17:13

BEHAVE episode 1905

6/12/2019
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Trina and Alfonso talk about the propensity to conflate what it means to be in conflict with being in a fight. They share the some elements from the menu of conflict styles, talk about workplace behaviors and how race and gender identities get layered on into conflict. A & T also share a functioning definition of the word "conflict." Trina cites the Intercultural Conflict Style (ICS) inventory as a tool Team Dynamics pulls from frequently. https://icsinventory.com/

Duration:00:28:49

BEHAVE episode 1904

5/29/2019
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On this episode, Trina and Alfonso unpack why safe space isn’t really a thing and share how they think about holding space for hard conversations. The Team Dynamics approach to creating a container for having hard conversations about race, gender, and class can work is for the dinner table, at work, or out in your community “The idea that we can separate the hard stuff that’s going on in the world around us and just pretend that isn’t going on when we’re at work, isn’t doing us any favors.”...

Duration:00:24:07

BEHAVE episode 1903

5/15/2019
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On this episode of BEHAVE, Trina and Alfonso breakdown what they mean when they use the word "Culture" and all the ways folks seem to be using it. They also unpack pervasive patterns of segments of people who are apologizing for taking up space in the workplace. Plus, Alfonso talks about his current podcast obsession, Switched On Pop! Referenced in this episode: The Intercultural Communication Institute

Duration:00:23:29

BEHAVE episode 1902

5/3/2019
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The good, the bad, and the ugly around assumptions. Trina and Alfonso dig into what's happening when folks are assuming intent, assuming consent, and assuming shared meaning. Team Dynamics is a national strategy firm, based in Minneapolis. Founded by organizational executives - Team Dynamics is a People-of-Color, Woman, and LGBTQ+ owned business.

Duration:00:25:43

Behave episode 1901

5/2/2019
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For the inaugural episode of BEHAVE, Trina and Alfonso dig into how their strategy firm got the name Team Dynamics and the meaning behind the name of this podcast. Team Dynamics is a national strategy firm, based in Minneapolis. Founded by organizational executives - Team Dynamics is a People-of-Color, Woman, and LGBTQ+ owned business.

Duration:00:27:03