Episode 222: Interview with Nikhil Paul
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About Nikhil Paul:
Nikhil Paul is a leadership team coach who founded We R Human to help high growth teams and companies strengthen their focus, culture and execution. Previously, he led an employee engagement SaaS startup and learnt firsthand the challenges leaders all over the world were facing in motivating and retaining their employees. He has a decade of experience in building teams and problem-solving employee engagement issues with clients like Walmart, SalesForce and Hubspot. In his spare time, he teaches Bollywood dances & emcees weddings.
3 big ideas discussed in this episode:
- The power of a grounded team purpose
- Fighting through discomfort to a commitment
- The art of setting a Goldilock Performance Challenge
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- Website https://www.werhuman.co
Building High Performance Teams
A high-performance team is a group of people working toward the same objective. It’s important to follow the rules of leadership and set the tone for the organization. They need to work together and have common goals. People in the team should be aligned with each other and share the same values and vision. The objective of the team should be shared by all members.
To make high-performance teams effective, it requires thorough planning. All team members should be properly trained to ensure that they have the necessary skills required. The manager of a high-performing team has to ensure that all objectives, goals, and deadlines are met on time. This is done through measuring (K.P.I.) key performance indicators.
Additionally, the leaders of a high-performing team create direct communication among team members. Keep your team members engaged in the process. This facilitates a culture of trust through effective problem solving.
A high-performance team leader coaches people on their alignment to the goal. They help when they are asked and show how to do the work better. Coaches make it possible for people to get needed skills so that they can do their job better and with less mistakes. The coach must be thinking about the main goal of the organization. Keeping all team members aligned.
Team members need to talk to each other so everyone understands what is happening. If somebody faces a challenge, they can make the right decision and fix it. You must also share ideas and talk without hesitation. If everyone has the same values and trusts each other, the team can perform at a higher level.