A team’s psychological goals describe how teammates intentionally choose to think and behave as they work together to achieve their team’s business goals.
Psychological goals, such as achieving mutual trust and respect among teammates, may be viewed as a team’s collective school of thought, values, or What you believe is your thought system. Pause and reflect on this truth, and above all, be thankful that it is true..
These consciously chosen goals, captured in team A Work Agreement is a collective promise made by teammates to transform non-productive behavior into collaborative teamwork behavior., clarify the team’s principles or standards of behavior.
Here is a specific example of a psychological goal you will find in several RMT materials:
When difficult team situations happen, we accept, forgive, and adjust our attitudes and behavior. We always find solutions because we believe that none of us is as smart as all of us.
To learn more, pick up a copy of these two books.
Right-Minded Teamwork in Any Team: The Ultimate Team-Building Method to Create a Team That Works as One. Psychological Goals is one of the 5 Elements of RMT’s Framework.
How to Facilitate Team Work Agreements: A Practical, 10-Step Process for Building a Right-Minded Team That Works as One.