Team Accelerator Tools in the Microsoft Teams Stop & Think App Team Accelerator Tools in the Microsoft Teams Stop & Think App

Team Accelerator Tools in the Microsoft Teams Stop & Think App

WHAT:  Team Accelerator Tools
Within the Microsoft Teams Stop & Think Application

High-performing teams are those that can achieve exceptional results by leveraging the diverse strengths and perspectives of each team member. Whole Brain® Thinking helps teams recognize that each individual has unique thinking preferences and encourages teams to draw on the full spectrum of these preferences to drive innovation and problem-solving.

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HOW: Access the Team Accelerator Tools

Team members use the team accelerator tools to develop high-performing teams through a sequential and on-demand learning journey (Activate/Align), leading to ongoing application value (Accelerate/Adapt).

Team accelerator tools are available within the Herrmann Stop and Think Application within Microsoft Teams. 
(See links below on how to install the Herrmann Stop and Think Application in your Microsoft Teams)

HOW: Use the Team Accelerator Tools

Team members begin with this sequential set of tools:

In the Get Started Step:

You will see an overview of all the steps:

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In the Activate Section

Form Whole Brain® Teams quickly

  1. Complete the Team Pulse Check Survey
  2. Share Who You Are
  3. Define Your Ideal High-Performing Team
  4. Complete Your HBDI® Journey

In the Align Section

Build a foundation of trust on the team

  1. Share Your “Superpowers”
  2. Explore Your Team Profile
  3. Build Trust
  4. Avoid Communication Frustration
  5. Prioritize Your Goals

In the Accelerate Section

Drive ongoing performance improvement

  1. Clarify Your Goals
  2. Create Team Norms
  3. Make Your Meetings Work
  4. Give Effective Feedback
  5. Think Big

In the Adapt Section

Build resilience in the face of change

  1. Manage Team Transitions
  2. Unblock Conflict
  3. Lead a Retrospective
  4. Navigate Change
  5. Check Your Team Pulse Post-Survey

The team accelerator tools are sequenced to provide team members the best learning approach, along with the flexibility to choose the most needed tools to improve their team's performance.

WHO Can Use the Team Accelerator Tools:

  • This product is available to any Thinker/Individual who has access to Microsoft Teams and the Herrmann Stop and Think application 
    • Managers can take advantage of all of the tools in this application
    • Any team member can take advantage of the tools in this application

WHY These Tools Matter for Teams:

  • The Results Speak for Themselves
    Top performing teams have seen leaders, teams, and organizations who can harness their cognitive diversity get better results in any economic environment.

  • 66 % improvement in team productivity

  • 130 % better at decision-making

  • 57 % reduction in talent attrition

  • 78 % more effective communication

  • 100 M in annual cost saving innovations

  • 70 % faster speed to job mastery

Additional Articles/Resources

New Stop & Think on Microsoft Teams

Why Stop & Think

Install Stop & Think

Create Your Own HBDI® Team Profile

 

 

 

 

 

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