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Sunday, March 15 • 3:30pm - 6:00pm
Great Teams: What They Are & How to Transform Yours

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ATTENTION: This session requires advance signup to attend. For Online Schedule: Please utilize the RSVP link below the description to reserve your seat. For SXSW GO App: Use the RSVP 'Find a Timeslot' link. You must have a SXSW Interactive, Gold, or Platinum badge to attend, and, you must have an activated SXsocial account (social.sxsw.com) to reserve a seat. If you have any issues with signing up, please email support@sxsw.com. VERY IMPORTANT: Because of the limited space, we recommend you arrive at least 15 minutes prior to the published start time of this session. If you have not checked in at the room you RSVPed for at least five minutes prior to the session start time, you may lose your seat to an attendee in the waiting list line.
Prerequisites:
A desire to engage in an energizing discussion about what makes a great team. Before you come to the workshop, take some time to reflect on one great team you've been on in your life.
What to Bring:
Go to this website: http://www.tf144.com/great-teams/ and listen to the audio file describing your “homework” – which is to come prepared to tell a one-minute story about your great team.
From the athletic field to the classroom to the boardroom—teams are everywhere. Our future is inextricably tied to the quality of our teams, yet most leaders do very little to influence the dynamics of their teams. They leave it to chance. Now imagine the most amazing team that you’ve ever seen. If you could, would you infuse those qualities into your current team? Join us for the Great Teams Workshop, and we will help you unleash the power of your current team.
The workshop is 2.5 hours and designed around three key takeaways:
(1) Part 1: We will use a highly interactive format featuring storytelling and fast-paced small-group discussions to gain deep understanding about what makes a team great.
(2) Part 2: We will focus on how to put that knowledge into practice, with a focus on transforming your team to achieve exceptional results.
(3) Part 3: We will address the three massive mistakes managers make that inadvertently undermine teamwork and prevent them from achieving the kind of results they want.
Throughout the workshop, participants will be exposed to a highly engaging learning methodology that they can utilize in their organizations. Finally, participants will practice crucial leadership skills—in particular, storytelling and charismatic listening.
The Great Teams Workshop will be a high-energy, fun experience that equips and inspires you to take your organization to the next level. We look forward to learning with you!

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Speakers
avatar for Tony Burgess

Tony Burgess

Co-Founder, Task Force 144
Colonel (retired) Tony Burgess graduated from West Point in 1990 and served in a variety of Army units and as a Professor of Leader Development & Organizational Learning at West Point. Most recently, Tony led an advisory team in Afghanistan. He has a Masters in Counseling & Leadership... Read More →
avatar for Katie Christy

Katie Christy

Co-Founder, Task Force 144
Katie Christy was born and raised in Northeast Wyoming’s coal country. She followed her intuition, turned down a full-ride scholarship, and attended Grove City College where she graduated in three years with highest honors in Finance. Katie has 5 years of small business experience... Read More →


Sunday March 15, 2015 3:30pm - 6:00pm
JW Marriott Salon F 110 E 2nd St

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