These books relate to various aspects of effective team building.
Five Dysfunctions of a Team puts forward a practical method to help you transform five common dysfunctions into effective team practices. The ‘fable’ is fantastic. You will enjoy it!
Right-Minded Teamwork: 9 Right Choices for Building a Team That Works as One is a practical method based on my three decades of in-the-field team building facilitation with over 500 teams in USA and seven countries.
12 Steps How to Design a Right-Minded Team Building Workshop is as step by step process for designing a custom workshop your teammates can’t wait to attend.
The Rocket Model is based on research on over 800 teams across a variety of countries, industries, organizational levels, and functions.
Good to Great is about how companies triumph over time and how long-term sustained performance is engineered into the enterprise DNA.[/one-fourth]
These books will strengthen your team building facilitation skills.
Secrets offers a wealth of targeted, specific and practical techniques for facilitators who seek effective, consistent, and repeatable results.
Skilled Facilitator is a valuable facilitator and leader resource. The skills taught here will help you develop sound responses to a wide range of challenging situations.
Facilitating with Ease! teaches the basics on running productive meetings with confidence and includes information needed to train others to become skilled facilitators as well.
Facilitators Guide helps teams do their best thinking. It demonstrates that a well-facilitated team meeting is an opportunity to stretch and develop teammate perspectives, thereby strengthening team capacity.
These books will help you strengthen teammate performance and emotional maturity.
The Book of Joy: Lasting Happiness in a Changing World speaks about compassion and forgiveness which are an important character traits of all emotionally mature teammates.
Working with Emotional Intelligence – How teammates manage themselves and their working relationships determines how emotionally mature or immature they are. Learn how to increase teammate emotional intelligence.
7 Habits of Highly Effective People is simple and practical. All 7 are essential teammate habits that, when applied, will increase the likelihood of creating Right-Minded Teamwork.
A Fearless Heart: How the Courage to Be Compassionate Can Transform Our Lives – Successful teams have majority of compassionate and productive teammates. This book provides scientific proof plus exercises.
Speed of Trust shows how trust and the speed at which it is established with clients, employees and constituents is the essential ingredient for any successful organization and team.
The Addictive Organization: Why We Overwork, Cover Up, Pick Up the Pieces, Please the Boss, and Perpetuate Sick Organizations show how teammates exhibit addiction symptoms of: denying and avoiding problems, assuming that there is no other way of acting, and manipulating events to maintain the status quo.
First Things First is a practical time-management philosophy. This book provides clear and concise methods how teammates can work together to ensure they are doing the right things right in their team.
Triggers: Creating Behavior That Lasts–Becoming the Person You Want to Be shows how you can overcome trigger points in your life. Goldsmith offers a simple “magic bullet” solution in the form of daily self-monitoring, hinging around what he calls “active” questions.
Just Listen is a practical method in learning how to get through to practically anyone.
Talking to Crazy is an exceptional book that teaches you specific ways to deal irrational and impossible people.