Book & Inventory by Geoffrey Bellman, Kevin Coray & Kathleen Ryan

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How Ordinary Teams Achieve Amazing Results

Book & Inventory

Videos

If you want to learn more about how we developed the ETI, the benefits of using it with your teams, and why we continue to be inspired by this work, check out these three short videos. You'll find Geoff interviewing Kevin and Kathleen about their 4 year collaboration in creating the ETI and the connection between this assessment tool and Geoff and Kathleen's book:

Part I: What is an Extraordinary Team and why invest?

First of three short videos about the development and application of the Extraordinary Teams Inventory (ETI). The three co-authors talk about how and why the created this assessment tool for teams aspiring to greatness.


Part II: What are the profile indicators?

In part two of three, the creators of the Extraordinary Teams Inventory (ETI) discuss how it was developed and can be used. And, they talk about the key dimensions of a team that this tool measures.


Part III: What is compelling about working on Extraordinary Teams?

In part three of three, Kevin Coray, Kathleen Ryan, and Geoff Bellman talk about why they developed the Extraordinary Teams Inventory (ETI). It was eight years in the making; they were clearly dedicated to making it happen. Here their stories.

 

Geoff and Kathleen interviewed about Extraordinary Groups by Jeremy Lurey, CEO of Plus Delta [5 minutes]:

 

Geoff keynoting a Singapore conference on "Extraordinary Groups" [40 minutes]:

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The following are videos produced by AthenaOnline, featuring Kathleen:

What is an Extraordinary Group?

Kathleen Ryan describes what her research has shown it takes to make groups successful on both a performance as well as a personal growth level. [3:34min, requires Flash player]

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Creating Extraordinary Virtual Teams

Kathleen Ryan discusses how you can transfer some of the concepts of extraordinary groups to virtual teams. [3:17min, requires Flash player]

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Group Needs Model for Staff Meetings

How can you have more effective staff meetings? Kathleen Ryan shows how undertsanding and using group needs can help you design more impactful meetings. [6:35min, requires Flash player]

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Six Human Needs for Extraordinary Groups

Kathleen Ryan explores the six need that need to be met to create a successful team experience. She offers a model that helps further explain the needs and how groups flow between them. [4:52min, requires Flash player]

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How Leaders can Create Extraordinary Groups

Kathleen Ryan explores three critical elements that their research has found in highly effective and fullfilling groups. She explains how leaders can leaders can instill these qualities into their own teams. [4:05min, requires Flash player]

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Shared Leadership for Effective Groups

To build an extraordinary group you need to learn to lead from a position of shared leadership. Kathleen Ryan explains the concept and the benefits. [2:47min, requires Flash player]

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Handling Difficult People in Teams

It is very hard to create an outstanding group or team when you have negative people in it. Kathleen Ryan describes a process for leaders to deal with these behaviors to make a successful team. [5:07min, requires Flash player]

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Eight Characteristics of Outstanding Groups

Kathleen Ryan describes the 8 common aspects that their research has found in outstanding teams and groups. [5:20min, requires Flash player]

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