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Leading High Performing Teams: 5 Evidence-Based Insights

James D. Ludema & Amber A. Johnson Article, Care for people, Culture, Leadership, Values-Driven Leaders

What does science have to say leading high performing teams? In a recent executive education webinar from the Center for Values-Driven Leadership, we shared 5 insights drawn from contemporary research. Watch the video at the link below.


Want your team to meet and exceed goals this year? Research suggests starting with these five things:

  1. Build psychological safety
  2. Set purpose, goals, and high performance standards
  3. Leverage strengths
  4. Develop team members
  5. Share leadership

For more on these insights, see the video above, which includes several short exercises to help you reflect on and develop the 5 insights in your own leadership.

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