We need high-performing teams to achieve greatness, yet they are more the exception than the rule, with many teams performing at a poor or mediocre level.
POWERHOUSE: 13 Teamwork Tactics that Build Excellence and Unrivaled Success, share research-backed principles that helped Kristine and her team on the soccer field and explain how these same principles will help you in business and in life.
From the early stages of teammate selection, to strategy, collaboration, and execution, POWERHOUSE reveals what goes into building a high-performing organization. You will learn how to select team members and hire high potentials; set, score, and share goals; successfully serve on international teams; communicate effectively through active listening and collaboration; handle conflict effectively; and much more. You will also learn why the USWNT was so exemplary.
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Kristine Lilly is an expert on effective teamwork. She consults with organizations, providing lessons gleaned from her remarkable career as a professional athlete. Lilly played midfielder for the United States Women’s Soccer Team for over twenty-three years. This included five FIFA Women’s World Cups and three Olympic Games. She was inducted into the US Olympic Hall of Fame in 2012 and the US Soccer Hall of Fame in 2014. Before that, she won four national championships at The University of North Carolina. Kristine lives outside Boston with her husband, David Heavey, a Brookline fireman at Station No. 6. They “team together” to raise two amazing daughters, Sidney and Jordan
Dr. John Gillis, Jr. facilitates executive leadership development using a dynamic business simulation for LeadershipX. He has worked for numerous companies globally as a management consultant. He did his doctoral work at the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education and Wharton Business School. He lives in Austin, Texas, with his wife Lynette and their four children: Jack, Rylan, Caroline, and Mary Claire.
Lynette Gillis earned her Ph.D. at the University of Texas in Corporate Strategy and Organizational Behavior, completing a dissertation on networks and teams. As a professor at Concordia University, she taught strategy, leadership, management, and ethics. She also served as Dean of the College of Business. Currently, she serves as the Associate Provost leading academics across diverse disciplines and colleges.