Wired to Connect
Discover the surprising truth about what creates and destroys peak-performing teams.
“In this team-focused era, Andreatta’s new model shows how true collaboration lives at the intersection of inclusion, purpose, and trust. Her insights in Wired to Connect will give you practical strategies for creating and maintaining high-performing teams.”
Aaron Hurst, CEO of Imperative, Author of The Purpose Economy
“Wired to Connect is an extraordinary book. Solidly grounded in the latest academic research, it manages to be immensely practical at the same time. Managers in every sector will benefit from Andreatta’s new model and following her advice, using brain science to everyone’s advantage.”
Dr. Amy C. Edmondson, Harvard Business School, Novartis Professor of Leadership and Management, Author of Teaming: How Organizations Learn, Innovate, and Compete in the Knowledge Economy
“With a balance of compelling and timely research and practical tools, Wired to Connect offers a holistic framework for building great teams and inclusive cultures. Britt’s command of today’s workplace challenges makes her work a must-read for talent strategists and business leaders.”
Dr. Kelly McGill, Culture and Inclusion, AmazonTeams power the majority of work around the world, yet lack of effective collaboration is a leading cause of workplace failure. Dr. Britt Andreatta synthesizes the latest findings from neuroscience and what differentiates high-performing teams from the rest. Wired to Connect provides a new understanding of how unconscious bias, inclusion, trust, and purpose impact teams and how you can create the necessary conditions for true collaboration and team excellence. Whether you’re a team member or leader, in one building or in different time zones and countries, this book offers a new model and useful strategies you can implement today to consistently create peak-performing teams.
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The Rise of Teams 6 2 Teams in Trouble 9 3 Understanding Groups 13 4 Tuckman Today 15 5 Dysfunction Emerges 18 6 Collaboration Coordinati...
The Brain During Good Norming and Performing 28 8 Neural Synchrony 31 9 Mirror Neurons 34 10 Sense of We and the Rhythm of a Team 38 1...
The Pivot Point 46 13 Safety on Teams 50 14 The Drive for Belonging 55 15 Impact of Age and Media
Your Learning Journey
Inclusion and Exclusion
Finding True Belonging
Your Learning Journey
A New Team Model 106 22 The Four Gates to Peak Team Performance 110 23 Journeying through the Gates 122 Your Learning Journey
Final Thoughts About Teams 160 Synthesize Your Learning Journey into Action 161 References 162 Acknowledgments