Best Team Skills: Fifty Key Skills for Unlimited Team Achievement

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CRC Press, Aug 15, 1996 - Business & Economics - 160 pages
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Best Team Skills gives you the tools you need to achieve the highest performance through the most productive encouragement and motivational methods available.
Dr. Losoncy identifies the 50 skills that will most encourage your team members. Using 100 encouragement opportunity exercises, he works as your personal trainer to reinforce your progress.
Just as there are vital technical skills that team members need in their own areas of expertise, there are also consequential team skills that are necessary to build responsible, involved and committed team players. If you want to become a more encouraging team member or help your entire team to become mutual encouragers, Best Team Skills is for you. Written not only for your work team, you can also can also apply Losoncy's techniques to your home or sports team. Presented in an easy-to-read format, each skill is put to use quickly for immediate feedback and success.
 

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Contents

The seven principles of mutual encouragement to turn
3
The best teams center on whats right with each other
10
If the team succeeds so do you
16
The best teams start with mutual encouragement training
18
PHASE ISYNERGY Focus on Feelings
19
Principle 1THE SYNERGY PRINCIPLE
21
Invitation skills
23
Warmth skills
25
Goalcentering skills
74
Principle 4THE RESPECT PRINCIPLE
77
Selfencouragement skills
79
Assetfocusing skills
82
Liabilityintoasset skills
83
Relatingindividualassetstoteamgoal skills
85
Respecting skills
87
Expectation skills
89

Sensitivelistening skills
27
Empathicresponding skills
29
Questioning skills
31
Personalizing skills
32
Enthusiasm skills
34
Agreement skills
36
Mutuality skills
37
Positioning skills
39
Accessibility skills
41
Sensoryrepresentational skills
42
Principle 2THE COOPERATION PRINCIPLE
45
Socialinterest skills
47
Cooperativelistening skills
49
Credibility skills
50
Universalizing skills
52
Genuineness skills
54
Mutualreliance skills
56
Conflictresolution skills
58
PHASE nEXPANDING THE MATRIX OF OUR MINDS Focus on Thinking
61
Principle 3THE FOCUS PRINCIPLE
63
Sharedvision skills
65
Mutualdeterminism skills
67
Anticipation skills
69
Choosing skills
71
Selfstarting skills
72
Principle 5THE REALITY PRINCIPLE
91
Objectivity skills
93
Acceptance skills
95
Humor skills
98
Relabeling skills
100
Rationalthinking skills
102
Assertiveness skills
104
Welcomingcriticism skills
106
Principle 6THE OPTIMISM PRINCIPLE
109
Overcomingdiscouragingbelief skills
111
Certainty skills
113
Findaway skills
115
Perceptualalternative skills
116
Optimisticexplanatory skills
118
PHASE niACTION AND PROGRESS Focus on Doing
121
Principle 7THE PROGRESS PRINCIPLE
123
Becoming skills
125
Effortfocusing skills
127
Spottingimprovement skills
130
Contributionrecognition skills
132
Evaluatingaction skills
134
Creditsharing skills
136
Celebration skills
138
TEAMWORK MAKES THE DREAM WORK
141
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Known to his many followers as "The Doctor of Encouragement," Lew Losoncy is the resident psychologist for the L'Oreal corporation and the author of 17 books on motivation, teamwork, encouragement, and attitude. Seen on CNN and CBS This Morning, and read in The Wall Street Journal and Psychology Today, he offers wonderfully understandable and practical solutions to everyday problems.

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