What is a high performing team?

What is a High Performing Team?

A high performing team’s resources can come from sources using paradigm shifts. The right ingredients include Right tools and skills for High Performing Teams. Good planning includes action strategies for high performing teams.

  • Respect the individual human beings who team with you as resources.
  • Specialists are good ingredients in any high performing teams pursuits. Respect the individual human beings who team with you as resources be it permanent or on contract.
  • Environment is an important ingredient in High Performing Teams. Be sensitive to mission, tasks and impacts.

A high performing team is an outcome when individual human beings, have respectful and meaningful conversations with each other about aiming for beyond ordinary results. As a group, they are solutions oriented. The individuals have both humility and magnanimity. Their quest is to constantly innovate, improve and achieve, as drivers to fulfillment. A high performing teams operation and execution of mission is with head and heart.

QuestUnique team development programmes create:

  • Synergistic driven themes for common goals
    Programmes have key business drivers at the core
  • Highly confident, motivated and empowered teams who have the “can do and will do” attitude
    Individual self-understanding is shared for team leverage
  • Improved understanding of each other’s aspirations, roles, skills and talents
    paving for enhanced communication which leads to more positive and productive team relationships
  • Individual and group mindsets to create and implement successful change processes;
    continuous improvement behaviours to doing things better
  • Growth in interpersonal and emotional intelligence competence within the team which minimizes conflict;
    coaching style of engagement between colleagues
  • Personal and team advancement through fulfillment and retention of key skills and talent.
    Great teams self-select and grow each other


  • Business Context

    Vision, Values, Mission, Strategic Initiatives, Business Goals.

  • Individual Inventories

    Five Key Anchors / Your True North.
    Individual debriefs.

  • Group Workshop
    • Day 1: Collaborating with each other as individuals and professionals
      Understanding each other and sharing
      Using coaching as a style of leadership and communication
      Buddying and mentoring
    • Day 2: Integrating the you, team and business
      Mission (SWOTs)
      Strategic Initiatives
      Business goals (Critical Success Factors)
      Individual action plans (Accountabilities and responsibilities & Critical Success Factors)
  • Monthly Follow Ups
  • Audit Performance Improvement, Review, Benchmark, Re-set


For further reading I also recommend this scholarly article “The Discipline of Teams” by Jon Katzenbach and Douglas Smith.