December Peer Group - Building a high performance team

Why You Should Attend – At a Glance

The December event in our 2016 series of Peer Groups includes a keynote from one of the UK’s leading experts on team performance – Lucinda Carney.

“Building a high performance team” is aimed at managers and leaders of a team we look at how to build a strong team culture and how to avoid common pitfalls when managing and leading a team. The session will refer to and apply learning from Patrick Lencioni’s 5 dysfunctions of a team. It will be highly interactive and will work on live examples to make it as practical and pragmatic as possible, covering:

  • What makes a successful/high performing team?
  • Building the right team culture
  • The 5 dysfunctions of a team
  • Encouraging accountability, conflict, commitment and results
  • The stages of team development
  • Analysing our own teams and how to make them more effective

About Lucinda CarneyLucinda Carney

Lucinda is a skilled business consultant, facilitator of change and Chartered Occupational Psychologist, with extensive experience of training individuals and teams up to CEO level in both the Public and Private Sector. She is the Founder and CEO of Actus™ Performance Management Software and was named Everywoman Tech Entrepreneur of the Year 2016. Lucinda’s strength is in quickly understanding the people or cultural requirements within a business and defining practical solutions that align with business strategy.

Having previously enjoyed a highly successful business career starting in sales and progressing to the top as a Learning & Organisational Development professional in a corporate environment, Lucinda understands firsthand, the challenges of being a leader in times of change.  A trusted advisor, confidante and coach to the board she was responsible for developing innovative leadership & talent management strategies and is sought out for her expertise as a writer and speaker in managing and driving high performance culture change.

Lucinda spotted the need for Actus™ Performance Management Software when she set up her consultancy in 2009. It was clear that many businesses needed greater focus and alignment from their people and the existing software was clunky and off putting. Actus™ Software is designed to embed year round people management activities which help to drive increased productivity and engagement.

Qualifications and Membership of Professional Bodies

  • BSc Psychology; MSc Occupational Psychology;
  • Chartered Occupational Psychologist
  • NLP Practitioner and trainer
  • Level A and B certification in Psychometrics
  • Qualified in Personality instruments OPQ, MBTI, Firo-B, SDI, Belbin; Prism
  • Henley Certificate in Coaching
  • Member of CIPD; BPS

Detailed Agenda

Day 1 – Tuesday 6th December

3:30pm – 4:00 pm: Registration

4:00pm to 6:00pm: Peer Group Taster Session: Common Business Issues

7:00pm to 7:30pm: Networking in the bar

7:30pm on – Working Dinner: ‘Using great content to build your difference’ with Stewart Boutcher

Day 2: Wednesday 7th December

08:30 am – 12:30 pm: Lucinda Carney – Building a High Performance Team

12:30 pm – 1:30 pm: Lunch

1:30pm: End – back to the office