Team Player

Team Player

Open Workshop
Learn how to collaborate effectively on group projects through feedback, helping, sharing information and taking responsibility.
Teamwork
Communication
Learning

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Every successful organisation depends on teams to deliver complex projects, innovative strategies and effective customer service.

If you're part of a team, what does it take to be an effective team member? How can you bring your unique strengths and experience to work in harmony with others in your organisation? And how should they work with you?

This workshop will help you consider your own team and your role within it, highlighting opportunities to adapt and improve your approach where relevant.

You'll also get the chance to look at what you need from your team and consider how to use influencing techniques to achieve it.

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FORMAT
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Open Workshop
DURATION
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3 hours
LOCATION
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Online
PRICE
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£ 95.00 GBP

Learning Experience

Carefully designed to help you learn new concepts and apply them to your everyday work
Online Workshop

Online Workshop

We're adept at running engaging workshops online, using Zoom and a number of visual software applications such as MURAL, Miro and Sli.do. You'll receive registration details prior to the workshop start date.
Cohort Group

Cohort Group

You'll learn with a cohort of interesting individuals from a range of organisations and industries. This isn't a passive learning experience - you'll be expected to engage in discussions and activities with others in the workshop.
Bring Your Work

Bring Your Work

Our learning workshops are practical in nature, so to get the best results we encourage you to come armed with a few live projects or briefs, ready to apply our tools and methods to your work immediately during the session.

Workshop Outline

Read about the content, activities and tools you'll experience in this session
Great Teams

Great Teams

Teamwork
content detail
An interactive session based on Google’s Project Aristotle research, which revealed the importance of ‘psychological safety’ and other factors as key ingredients to effective teams. A great introduction to teamwork best practice.
outcome
Understand the various elements that contribute to great teamwork, with an opportunity to compare and contrast best practice with other workshop participants.
Teamwork Blockers

Teamwork Blockers

Teamwork
content detail
What gets in the way of great teamwork? Factors here include stress and workload, differing styles, misaligned goals, and ambiguity / uncertainty. Can you identify any of these elements in your team?
outcome
Before we try to make improvements, it's useful to identify anything that might be getting in the way. Participants identify potential blockers and consider personal behaviours to adopt or change, as well as how they can take an active role within their team to help it overcome blockers.
High Performance

High Performance

Teamwork
content detail
How do you take steps to improve team performance? By looking at team processes and behaviours, it's possible to identify opportunities to refine how your team works together. What role can you play in this? Can you adapt your approach for the benefit of the team?
outcome
Teams are built on combined and individual behaviours. By looking at the factors that combine to improve team performance, participants make a list of personal actions or activities that they could adopt to enhance overall teamwork within their team.
Team Strengths

Team Strengths

Teamwork
content detail
What are your strengths and styles? What do you notice / admire in others? It can be highly effective to engage in simple conversations around what we perceive as our strengths and find out how others perceive us.
outcome
Learn how to identify, acknowledge and utilise the strengths of others in your team. Consider how to use your own strengths to help your teammates with their work, and to help your team achieve its goals and objectives.
Winning Team

Winning Team

Teamwork
content detail
What does success look like for your team? What does your team need to do to succeed? What will it take for your team to achieve its goals and objectives? How can you play an active and valuable role in this?
outcome
Work is much more meaningful with a clear purpose in mind. Participants consider the overall goals of their team and relate this to their daily work. Is there anything else they can do to improve the team's chances of meeting its goals?
Making It Happen

Making It Happen

Productivity
content detail
Now we discuss applying everything you've learned into your daily practice. What feels natural? What will need some work? What will make the biggest impact? What learnings and advice will you pass on to others?
outcome
Our workshops are designed with practical outcomes in mind, so we encourage participants to think about how they will apply learnings while the content is still fresh. Ideally we're looking for something tangible, that can be added to a to-do list.

Tools & Resources

You'll also receive extra items to help you in your work

Team Player Guide

An extensive PDF companion to this workshop, including details on all the topics and methods covered.

Team Player Tools

Every tool and method covered in the workshop, including worksheets, examples and user guides.

Collaboration Playbook

Over 20 great ideas for fostering collaboration in your team.
TESTIMONIAL
“We gave Creative Huddle plenty of information about our objectives and goals. They used this information to totally tailor the programme around our team and the individuals in it.”
David Knowles
Managing Director
ThinkBDA

In Depth

As the saying goes, “No man is an island.” We all need a little help now and again. But sometimes it seems as though everyone is too busy with their own projects to spare any time to help out on yours. So how do you ask for help?

The first thing is to ask. It seems obvious, but unless you ask you have no chance of securing help. People may not be as busy as they look.

The majority of people certainly won’t turn you down flat. By and large, people are inclined to help where they can. And if they can’t help, they might suggest someone who can.

If you’re feeling on top of things, consider taking a moment to help out someone else. Perhaps they’re struggling with a task, or are feeling overwhelmed. A helping hand from you could be extremely welcome!

It doesn’t have to be a big commitment, or take too long. For example tell them you have half an hour before your next appointment, is there anything you can do? You could offer to be a sounding board, or offer a different perspective. Or maybe you could suggest a useful approach, or know someone who can help further.

It’s worth it – for you and for them. They’ll feel grateful for the help, and you’ll feel good for offering it.

Great Value & Outcomes

You'll learn highly useful, proven methods that provide tangible outcomes and results

PROVEN METHODS

We've been using the methods shared in this workshop for many years with organisations including American Express, ITV, Oracle, P&G and more. They're designed to be easy to learn and use.

APPLY IMMEDIATELY

Right from the start, we encourage you to use our methods on real projects, so you can see immediately how they can be used on a day-to-day basis. You'll be able to generate useful ideas quickly.

CLEAR OUTCOMES

We guarantee that you'll leave the workshop with fresh ideas and approaches for your current work, that will enable you to make new headway and create tangible results.

Our Approach to Learning

We believe in practical learning through discussion, experience and reflection - with insights and tools you can apply straight away

DISCUSSION

The informality of our workshops enables participants to relax, express themselves freely and find common ground with others. This lends itself perfectly to idea generation by encouraging positive interactions and sharing.

EXPERIENCE

The approach is designed to be highly transformative, encouraging engagement and experimentation wherever possible. Participants make creative leaps and imagine the future, leading to insights and lightbulb moments.

REFLECTION

Participants learn valuable tools and achieve tangible outcomes by reflecting on what they have heard and experienced. This reflection aids recall and helps behaviours stick. Live feedback from peers takes this a step further.

Experience & Expertise

Creative Huddle partners with organisations in the UK and beyond to help their teams align on priorities, common goals, strengths & working styles.

This workshop is facilitated by James Allen, Creative Huddle's founder and lead facilitator.

Since launching Creative Huddle in 2011, James has facilitated team building workshops, events and conferences for a wide range of clients, including Google, Oracle, Marks & Spencer, American Express, ITV and P&G. He’s worked on many kinds of projects with groups of 10-1000.

James’s workshops are filled with field-tested tools and techniques to prompt and provoke participants into fruitful discussions and new ways of thinking. He’s an avid collector of tools and approaches from the worlds of facilitation, innovation, design thinking, brainstorming and decision-making, to help individuals create new ideas and collaborate effectively.

Trusted by the best

We’ve worked with a range of clients, from corporate household names to agencies, public sector bodies, universities, charities and startups.

Team Learning

Our workshops and toolkits are great for individuals, and great for teams and organisations too.

If you have a group who would benefit from these methods and tools, you can speak to us about making a bulk order or running a bespoke workshop for your team.

Benefits of learning with your team include:

  • Share experiences and compare approaches
  • Collaborate on projects and solve problems together
  • Build team spirit and shared ways of working
  • Benefit from group pricing and extra resources

Contact us to learn more.

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