Mike Robbins, an expert in teamwork, leadership, and emotional intelligence, draws on more than 20 years of experience working with top companies like Google and Microsoft, as well as his MLB pitching career, in his timely titled new book, WE’RE ALL IN THIS TOGETHER: Creating a Team Culture of High Performance, Trust, and Belonging (Hay House Business, April 2020).
Karl Woolfenden, our Publisher spoke to Mike Robbins and they covered some very relevant topics.
–Leading in the Midst of Uncertainty
–We Have More Than This Requires
–How to Navigate This Strange New World
–Being Authentic and Appreciative, Especially Right Now
–Working and Leading From Home
–Dealing with Fear Authentically and Productively
–5 Tips for Leading Your Virtual Team (video link)
–5 Tips for Successfully Working from Home (video link)
–How to Manage Your Coronavirus Stress (video link)
Built upon four key pillars, WE’RE ALL IN THIS TOGETHER examines each from the perspectives of the individual team member, the team leader, and team as a collective offering a full spectrum to navigate an ever-changing workplace.
- Pillar 1: Create Psychological Safety
- Pillar 2: Focus on Inclusion and Belonging
- Pillar 3: Embrace-Sweaty Palmed Conversations
- Pillar 4: Care About and Challenge Each Other
Personal stories and interviews with high-level business leaders and thought leaders are woven throughout. WE’RE ALL IN THIS TOGETHER details specific insights, ideas, tools and techniques for you and your team to communicate more authentically, give and receive feedback with skill, and create deeper connections. Additional topics include:
- 5 Reasons Teamwork is Challenging
- 5 Key Traits of Successful Teams
- The Authenticity: The Continuum
- The Balance of Self-Righteousness and Conviction in Great Leadership
- The Authenticity Equation as Means to Building Successful Teams
- The Important Difference between Championship Teams and a Team of Champions
- 7 Musts When Engaging in Healthy Conflict
ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
MIKE ROBBINS is an expert in emotional intelligence, leadership, teamwork, and company culture. He works with a diverse group of clients throughout the world, including: Google, Wells Fargo, Microsoft, Schwab, eBay, the NBA, the Oakland A’s, and many more. He is a sought-after speaker and consultant who delivers keynotes and seminars for these and other organizations. Robbins is the author of five books: We’re All in This Together, Bring Your Whole Self to Work, Nothing Changes Until You Do, Be Yourself Everyone Else is Taken, and Focus on the Good Stuff. He and his work have been featured in The Harvard Business Review, The New York Times, and The Wall Street Journal, as well as on ABC News and NPR. He’s a regular contributor to Forbes, hosts a weekly podcast, and his books have translated in 15 different languages.