Phase 5 TEAM – 10 Elements of Leading High Performing Teams
Learn the 10 Elements of Leading High Performing Teams. The first four phases of Breaking The CEO Code focus on first leading yourself (phases 1-3) and secondly being a high performing leader (phase 4). To be able to lead high performing teams, the first four phases are critical as a team, organisation or community culture are only as good as the behaviours the key influencer is modeling.
The 10 Elements of Leading High Performing Teams
Leading high performing teams requires:
Create DIRECTION & meaning through shared mission, vision, values & beliefs;
Develop clear ROLES & responsibilities to build team culture;
Establish diverse professional RELATIONSHIPS that are supportive, enjoyable & dependable;
Provide a collaborative LEADERSHIP style through consistent influence & direction;
Foster GROWTH through creative risk-taking, problem-solving & information sharing;
Promote REWARD, recognition & reflection strategies to ensure accountability;
Clarify PROCESS & structure to enable commitment & method of cooperation;
Build TRUST & resilience through healthy confrontation in a safe psychological space;
Enable IMPACT through clear outcomes & team performance goals; &
Create a safe psychological space for vulnerability & open honest COMMUNICATION.
Want To Learn More?
Check out the newly Breaking The CEO Code whitepaper. It provides an overview of Breaking The CEO Code and showcases the 6 key phases. We also go a little deeper into the 2nd phase PERFORMANCE, where we discuss the 3 P’s of the Leadership Performance Formula.
#123 – TEAMS 10 Elements Of Leading High Performing Teams Link #122 – Matt Sweetwood (LUXnow) Reimaging Business Link #121 – PIONEER Life Is An Experiment Link #120 – Ron Coury (Tenacity) Tenacious Las Vegas Entrepreneur Link #119 – PASSION Influence From The Heart Link #118 – Annie Gibbins (Lipstick Consulting) Biography Of A Curious Woman Link #117 – PERSONALITY Unlock Your Limiting Beliefs Link #116 – David Lindsay Knocked Down Snap Into Action Link #115 – PERFORMANCE Productivity Starts With Happiness Link #114 – Paul Dunn (B1G1) Moments That Change Lives Link
On this episode of the active CEO Podcast, Craig Johns speaks with Kathy Robinson about the Athena Principles, how a vacation to Alaska began her wellness quest, having an ultramarathon mentality, the layers of Wall Street and becoming an entrepreneur.
We also delve into the wellness taboo, transitioning out of a career in financial audit and risk, one size fits one, developing a wellness program based on risk principles and why having a life outside of work is so important.
Kathy Robinson – The Athena Principles
Kathy Robinson is a former Fortune 500 corporate disciple who found her inner self through becoming an author, speaker and certified wellness coach with Athena Wellness. She is a passionate wellness coach who has infectious energy, completed her first ultramarathon at age 54, lives by the philosophy “one size fits one” and is the author of The Athena Principles
Her career has involved senior executive roles in Audit at Credit Lyonnais, Citi, Morgan Stanley and ADP, before embarking he an author, speaker and certified wellness coach. As an auditor she assessed the wellness of Fortune 500 corporations, now she assess personal lives as they navigate through personal midlife transitions.
Kathy talks about:
Having an immigrant mentality of a hard work ethic.
Drive to wanting to have a different side of life for herself.
Why she felt she couldn’t make an impact in CITIbank with 340,000 staff.
Ending up burnt out, while loving work at JP Morgan
Making the decision to Investment in herself through health and wellness.
Why she was dying and withering on the vine.
Retiring at age 55 from the corporate world, just before COVID-19.
Why she never really identified with her corporate life.
The Athena Principles.
Wellness is based on risk management principles.
Wellness is the things that you do, the result of how we feel is well-being.
There is nothing that I can tell a client that they already don’t know.
What is One size fits one.
Most important Athena Principle right now is self-compassion.
Sustaining productivity over time requires an Ultramarathon mentality.
What it was like to cross an ultra-marathon finish line at age 54.
Listening to a lot of podcasts and coming up with lots of business ideas
Active CEO Performance Tip
Listening Is The Sound Of Intelligence – Do you find yourself talking more than other people in the room? Listening is the art of understanding and connecting with people. Many people think they need to speak more to be heard and show they either understand a topic or have the answer. Asking a question and intentionally focusing on listening is the art of intelligence. 3 ways to be more intelligent. 1. Ask a question 2. Listen intently 3. Ask another question
“We want to lead authentically, but do we bring our whole selves.” Kathy Robinson speaks about being the workplace wellness whisperer, on the active CEO Podcast.
“By taking care of yourselves and taking that investment, you are going to show up in a way that is more to people.” Kathy Robinson speaks about the benefits of the Athena Principles, on the active CEO Podcast.
#106 – Kathy Robinson (Athena Wellness) The Athena Principles Link #105 – Own Your OWN SPACE Link #104 – Mark Weatherall (Te Araroa) Leading The Great Outdoors Link #103 – Be Your OWN CEO Link #102 – Scott Leggo An Eye For Detail Link #101 – Own Your OWN VULNERABILITY Link #100 – Sandhya Shetty Supermodel To Global Influencer Link #99 – Build Your OWN TRIBE Link #98 – Shannan Gove (Rosterfy) Building Motivated Workforces Link #97 – Own Your OWN GRATITUDE Link #96 – Christian Boucousis Leading Out Of The Danger Zone Link
episode of the active CEO Podcast, Craig Johns speaks with Kate Maree
O’Brien about the tenacious spirit of an entrepreneur, coping with pressure and
the feeling of isolation, understanding limiting beliefs, and the importance of
talk about having a number 8 wire New Zealand mentality, the future of SHE
Conference, recently launching the
She Leads A New Future Podcast, and why she tried exotic pole dancing.
Kate Maree O’Brien – Tenacious Spirit Of An
Kate is a woman who lives
and breathes personal leadership, overcome addiction and social anxiety,
delivers breakthroughs, smashes through glass ceilings, and is the founder of
SHE – Australasia’s largest women’s leadership and empowerment event. She is a
highly regarded leadership coach, sought after speaker, who is known for her
down to earth teachings and no BS approach to getting results. Known as a
visionary performance leader, Kate tells it as it is, loves playing it big,
empowers women to take charge of their life, and is living life to her fullest
with her beautiful family in Bali.
Rising from depression,
bulimia, anorexia and drug use, she has thrown everything into gaining her life
back and making a positive difference to many peoples lives. She has served as
a clinical nurse educator in New Zealand, curated two phenomenal conferences,
SHE and GameChanger Global Summit, and collaborates with worldwide personal
transformation leaders such as Jack Canfield and Brendon Burchard.
Kate talks about:
CEO loneliness and building a team of people around you.
“Feeling of knowing that we can create so much and we don’t have to have this idea that it is not possible, it can’t be done, I feel stuck.”
“If you feel stuck, you are not seeing the bigger picture and the opportunities around us. “
Realising there was hope & she can make a difference in people’s lives.
Having the tenacious spirit of an entrepreneur.
What changes people is not just knowledge, it is impacting our hearts.
It is always going to feel risky when you take something to a new level.
Leadership exists to alter the future.
Fundamentally we are wired to stay where it feels safe.
My core wiring is that “I have done something wrong”.
Strategies for people to unlock their limiting beliefs.
You can’t escape your humanity & that has been the most significant breakthrough for me.
The importance of influencing yourself & creating room to own our own space.
If we really want really big changes, we require an adaptive leadership decision.
Being willing not to be living from the ideas and rules and structure that is around you
CEO Performance Tip
Unique Leadership – Are
you prepared to be vulnerable and have the courage to truly live your purpose?
Are you willing to go beyond what is comfortable to make a difference in the
world? If yes, then its time for you to “Stand up and live in an uncommon
place.” As a leader it Is important that you be absolutely positively uniquely
you. Lead from your heart and a place that brings out your true passion, energy
“Part of the entrepreneurial journey is to see a new
future, but be willing to back yourself even when there is not a carved out
path to get there.” The entrepreneurial journey with Kate Maree O’Brien, on the
active CEO Podcast.
“Anytime an obstacle comes up, its an opportunity
just to grow bigger, be more creative or be more resourceful or look at things
from a new perspective. There is always someway through it or around it.” Kate
Maree O’Brien talks about overcoming obstacles, on the active CEO Podcast.
“That narrator may not always be telling us the
truth. It tells us stories to make us feel safe.” Kate Maree O’Brien goes deep
on the narrator part of the brain, on the active CEO Podcast.
#88 – Kate Maree O’Brien (SHE Conference) Tenacious Spirit Of An Entrepreneur Link #87 – Have You Got CEO Presence Link #86 – Chris Tabish (Comediology) Leadership Effectiveness With Comediology Link #85 – Raise Your Energy Bar With CEO Periodization Link #84 – Catherine Molloy (Auspac Business Advantage) The Conscious Leader Link #83 – 3 P’s Of The Leadership Performance Formula Link #82 – Revital Golan (Anemone Ventures) Entrepreneur State Of Mind Link #81 – How A Leader Can Recover With Purpose Link #80 – Jonathan Rake Launchpad To Go Beyond Borders Link #79 – Free Your Mind Link #78 – Hillary Poole Leading Healthy Sustainable Systems Link