Make a map of your team’s superpowers

Posted on May 8, 2014 | Tags: , | No Comments

Last week, we talked about superpowers, the talents that are innate to each person. As a team, you want to know what each person’s superpower is, so you can take advantage of all the team’s inherent potential. You’ll be able to create powerful duos by pairing up people with complementary superpowers—and you’ll be able to […]

Synching up the team’s working styles: Part II

Posted on May 7, 2014 | Tags: , | No Comments
Synching up the team’s working styles: Part II

Note: This is the second part of a two-part series on Working Styles, a Teamworks tool that helps teams better understand and play to each person’s strengths. Read part one here. In the first part of this series, we discussed differences that can throw a wrench in the dynamics of any team — from contrasts in the […]

Introducing the Teamworks Question of the Week

Posted on May 6, 2014 | No Comments

A number of us on the Teamworks team have had our heads buried in Warren Berger’s new book,  A More Beautiful Question. In it, Berger talks about the power of “an ambitious yet actionable question that can begin to shift the way we perceive or think about something.” Asking simple, honest questions is a core […]

Teamworks demo at 99u

Posted on May 1, 2014 | Tags: , | No Comments

Last night, we invited 2014 99U Conference attendees to demo Teamworks at the conference kick-off at the Art Directors Club in Chelsea. We talked to an amazing mix of people — from start-ups to non-profits, from financial services to creative agencies — who’d flown in from across the world, looking for ways to bring their great ideas into focus and give […]

Borrow a superpower for a day

Posted on May 1, 2014 | Tags: , | No Comments

At Teamworks, we define Superpowers as the talent that is uniquely you. Your Superpower is so native to who you are and how you think that it’s part of your genetic code. Like a fish navigating water, you’re in your element when channeling this innate ability. A team usually works best when there’s a balance of superpowers; examples include: […]