Teamwork 9.0 cracks the code for turbo charged team creativity and extraordinary team effectiveness. In this book, Matt Schlegel shows you how to use the Enneagram for building creative problem-solving teams. This thought-provoking text uses neuroscience and real-world case studies to illustrate how the nine Enneagram dynamics fit together like pieces of a puzzle to optimize your team for success.
Who does the book benefit?
Teamwork 9.0 is for team leaders, team members and team advisers. Project Managers and Group Leaders will find this book particularly useful.
What will I learn?
In Teamwork 9.0 you will learn about your team member’s unique strengths via their Enneagram type and about the strengths each type brings to problem solving. You will also learn about each individual type’s underlying motivations, leadership characteristics and creative instincts. All of these qualities contribute to successful problem solving, and the Enneagram provides the framework for understanding when, why, and how to apply each personality dynamic.
Struggling teams will appreciate the diagnostic tools and suggestions for adjustments, and high-performing teams will learn how to maintain and replicate their success as teams and projects change.
How can I order it?
“ Teamwork 9.0 is a must read for all new and experienced team leaders. Matt Schlegel’s practical approach and easy-to-understand examples demystify the complexities of the Enneagram and help you recognize the value that each of your team members brings to problem-solving and the innovation process. He introduces a series of tools that can be adapted to many different working environments. I wish I had had this book earlier in my career.”
– Susan Schwartz
Management consultant and author of Creating a Greater Whole: A Project Manager’s Guide to Becoming a Leader
“Remember that team you were on where things just worked? Everyone contributed and it seemed there was no challenge the team couldn’t solve. Remember those other teams that got stuck, people didn’t pull their weight, and just didn’t ever seem to click? Read Teamwork 9.0 and learn how to make all your teams like the first. You might even learn something about yourself in the process.”
– Scot Kleinman
Associate Director, Development at Gemini Observatory
“If you manage high-throughput teams where collaboration is a requirement and not a luxury, you MUST read Teamwork 9.0 . Matt Schlegel is a master at identifying behavioral characteristics that can be shaped and nurtured to create functional and effective teams, even if those behavioral characteristics run the gamut. I am speaking from experience. Matt provided an Enneagram workshop to my team of 18 almost two years ago and a week doesn’t go by without one of them citing the principles Matt taught then, and now lays out in this book in an easy to read and implement manner. You have nothing to lose and everything to gain by following Matt’s pithy but perceptive roadmap to building more effective and collaborative teams.”
– Neil J. Beaton
Managing Director, Alvarez & Marsal Valuation Services
“If you are interested in understanding team construction and dynamics and collaborative problem solving, you should read Teamwork 9.0. It is intricate and rich while very practical. Matt Schlegel frames a comprehensive methodology that explains how to match people to tasks, situations and, most importantly, other people. The tools he presents make these challenges easy to address quickly, efficiently, and effectively.”
– Gideon Shaanan
“As a continuous student of leadership, culture, and team performance, I found that Teamwork 9.0 really answered many of my unresolved questions. Matt Schlegel has done an excellent job sharing how the Enneagram is an amazing system to maximize team effectiveness.”
– Frumi Rachel Barr, MBA, PhD
Leadership consultant and author of A CEO’s Secret Weapon: How to Accelerate Success
“Read this book to get a better understanding of how people react to different situations based on their personality traits. This is very helpful information in trying to understand group dynamics.”
– Pat Grogan
Sr. VP of Operations, NewTek
We learn about personality dynamics of team participants while Teamwork 9.0 successfully explains how leaders and managers can elicit better performance in the professional sandbox. A must read!”
– Stevie Bobes
Founder, Wine Ambassadeur