Ever wonder what makes a team highly effective? We’re revealing the secrets with Trista Taylor, founder and CEO of Regroup and a former Google guru. Trista’s deep dive into Project Aristotle, a landmark study at Google, unveiled five key factors essential to a team’s success – psychological safety, structure and clarity, dependability, meaning, and impact. She shares how she harnessed these elements to cultivate a culture of innovation and growth at Google, and how it propelled her to venture into her own business, Regroup.
Trista’s journey at Regroup is a testament to the power of effective team-building. She brings to the fore the necessity of fostering agency and psychological safety, in creating something larger than the sum of its parts. Emphasizing how crucial it is to interconnect who they’re serving and what they’re helping them with, Trista underscores the creation of meaning, impact, and agency in work, making every task more than just ‘work’.
As we steer the conversation towards the intricacies of work culture and immigration in the US, especially amid the pandemic, Trista sheds light on how these factors can complicate remote work environments. Offering valuable advice on how to be inclusive and effective in welcoming immigrants, she stresses the importance of providing clarity, structure, and understanding diverse perspectives. And to all you aspiring team leaders out there, Trista has some golden tips on fostering psychological safety within your teams, and the importance of being kind and curious during one-on-ones. So, are you ready to transform your team dynamics?
In this episode, you’ll hear about:
- Operationalizing Project Aristotle
- The five crucial qualities of successful teams
- Trista’s journey of starting Regroup
- The importance of connecting with customers
- Creating culture and psychological safety in remote environments
- Immigration complexities, and providing clarity and structure
- Building highly effective teams
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