|About the Book|
This is the essential guide to building teams and transforming your work life.If you dont build strong teams in your organization, you are wasting time, money, market opportunities—and the most important resource, your people.Flying in a VMoreThis is the essential guide to building teams and transforming your work life.If you dont build strong teams in your organization, you are wasting time, money, market opportunities—and the most important resource, your people.Flying in a V Formation uses the latest research on psychology and organizational theory to outline a number of simple approaches to make the most out of your business.Beginning with one of natures great wonders—the remarkable ability of geese to fly thousands of miles in teams, with different leaders and meaningful engagement from the front to the back of the flock—this book outlines a number of simple but powerful models you can apply to your organization, right away.You will learn . . .• How successful teams identify a journey that they can take together, turning everyday work into powerful stories.• How the best teams take a constructive present and future orientation, avoiding getting stuck in dysfunctional patterns of the past.• Understanding the zones of our psyches, from the social roles we fill deep into the buried parts of our subconscious.• How the scripts we adopt as children can hinder our power—and what we can do to move on.• How to engage in dialogue that produces win-win results throughout the organization.• Why groups of people often act dumb—and what we can do to get them to tap into their collective wisdom better.• How even the most difficult organizations can move from stalemate to success, find focus, overcome indecision, and deal with difficult people• How we can organize our organizations discussions to explore all options without getting overwhelmed or rushing to judgment.• How you can center yourself—every day—to be as efficient and creative as possibleAbout the AuthorCharles Euchner is a case writer at the Yale School of Management who has also taught writing at Yale.The author of a dozen books, including the acclaimed Nobody Turn Me Around, Euchner was the founding executive director of the Rappaport Institute at Harvard University. In this position, he coordinated research, conferences, executive training, and graduate school fellowships.Educated at Vanderbilt (B.A.) and Johns Hopkins (M.A., Ph.D.), Euchner is also the creator of the powerful new learning system called The Writing Code. Based on the latest research on learning and the brain, The Writing Code offers seminars, consulting, and coaching for corporate, government, and education clients. The Writing Code successfully teaches people at all levels to master every skill of writing in a fun, dynamic process.