From Superpowers To Great Teams By Ideo U – Free Download Course By Keith Yamashita & Sara Kalick
Companies are grappling with increasingly complex challenges that require us to bring our best to the office every day. To do that, we need to tap the diversity of passions and perspectives around us. This begins with bringing your best self to work and building the conditions for those around you to thrive. Work is most joyful—and its outcomes most impactful—when we embrace relationships as opportunities and bring out the best in our collaborators.
Learn about your unique superpowers in the workplace—and their shadow side.
Assess your one-to-one relationships with colleagues and learn strategies to strengthen weak and broken relationships.
Explore what triggers you and how your actions might trigger others.
Assess your team based on six qualities of great teams and learn how to create the ideal conditions for your team to thrive.
Design a ritual to help your team work better together.
What You’ll Learn
Why we need diverse perspectives at work today.
WATCH A SNEAK PEEK
From Superpowers to Great Teams—A sneak peek of the course
3 VIDEO LESSONS
Making Work Work—The three key ingredients
Doing Great Work—Putting people at the center
Doing Great Work—It starts with you
Reflect on your best work. Thriving—as individuals, duos, teams, and as an entire company—starts with you. It starts with identifying and activating the best in yourself.
Lesson 1: Superpowers
Identify your unique strengths and learn to amplify them.
3 VIDEO LESSONS
Your Superpower—What were you put on Earth to do?
What’s Your Superpower?—Stories of how they show up
Your Superpower in Action—Using power wisely
Explore the Superpowers — Click through the gallery to explore all the superpowers.
Identify Your Superpowers—It’s time to identify your superpowers. The Superpowers Card Sort is a quick, fun way to put a name to the things you do best—naturally, skillfully, and joyfully.
Get to Know Your Superpower—Your superpower is the unique contribution you bring to your work, your team, and your life. This activity will help you zero in on that superpower.
Make Your Superpower Plan—Awareness is just the beginning. Take action to amplify your superpower and mitigate its shadow side.
Lesson 2: Dynamic Duos
Learn how strong relationships help us produce brilliant work.
Building Strong Bonds
3 VIDEO LESSONS
Dynamic Duos—The power of two
Building Strong Bonds—The smallest atomic unit of trust
Triggers—Using empathy to strengthen relationships
Map Your Duos—Build awareness of your core duos and search for patterns across them.
Reflect on Triggers—More deeply understand your broken duos.
Build Stronger Duos—Develop a plan to make your relationships more resilient.
Lesson 3: Great Teams
Learn how to create the ideal conditions for your team.
2 VIDEO LESSONS
Ensembles—Six qualities of great teams
Ensembles—Creating conditions for great teams
Assess Your Team—Take a pulse check of where you currently are as a group.
Share Your Ritual—By sharing your ritual ideas with other learners, we hope to inspire more people to take agency in strengthening their teams and organizations.
Reflect on your experience and insights, look to the future, and commit to a plan of action.
1 VIDEO LESSON
Final Thoughts—Start small, start now
Make a Plan of Action—Make a plan incorporating small steps you’ll take to show up as your best self, strengthen your relationships, or set up your team to thrive.
What’s the one thing you’ll take away from this course? Maybe it’s a quote or piece of advice or framework. How will you use it to design your business? Or, how have you started to use it already?