Building Bridges: Leveraging in the Working Genius Model for Collaborative Connections

Steven Wilson

Embark on a transformative journey with us in this dynamic 90-minute breakout session, "Building Bridges: Leveraging the Working Genius Model for Collaborative Connections". At the heart of effective collaboration lies understanding individual strengths and harnessing them collectively to achieve shared goals In this session, we dive deep into the Working Genius Model, a powerful framework designed to unlock individual and team potential.

Through engaging discussions, interactive exercises, and real-world examples, partifcipants will gain practical insights into how to identify and leverage their unique genius with the context of collaborative endeavors. We'll explore the six components of the Working Genius Model - Wonder, Invention, Discernment, Galvanizing, Enablement, and Tenacity - and uncover how each contributes to fostering collaborative connections.

Participants will learn how to recognize their own genius zones and those of their team members, allowing for more effective communication,streamlined decision-making, and enhanced productivity. Additionally, we'll address common challenges and pitfalls encountered in collaborative settings and provide strategies for overcoming them using the principles of the Working Genius Model.

In this session:

  1. Participants will gain a comprehensive understanding of the six components of the Working Genius Model and how each contributes to collaborative connections.
  2. Attendees will learn how to identify their own geniuses as well as those of their team members, enabling them to leverage strengths and optimize collaborative efforts.
  3. Participants will acquire practical strategies and tools for fostering collaboration within their teams and organizations, including effective communication techniques, streamlined decision-making processes, and methods for overcoming common challenges.
  4. Through hands-on activities and discussions, attendees will discover how to enhance team dynamics by aligning individual strengths with collective goals, leading to improved productivity, innovation, and overall team performance.
  5. Armed with a deeper understanding of the Working Genius Model and its practical applications, participants will leave with actionable insights and concrete steps they can take to foster collaborative connections in their non-profit development work.

Steven's Bio:

Steve, a seasoned non-profit executive director, is a highly sought-after advisor, coach, consultant, and speaker. With over 20 years of experience in business and operations, he is frequently sought out to provide guidance to C-suite leaders, senior executives, and specialists in business operations and improvement who seek to enhance the overall efficiency and effectiveness of their organizations. Steve's expertise lies in his ability to offer both strategic insight and tactical analysis, translating these insights into actionable plans that drive successful engagement and execution. His primary focus is on enhancing company performance and improving the conditions for employees. Steve assists organizations by analyzing and formulating their strategic vision, designing the necessary tactics to achieve their goals, coordinating the logistical support needed to execute the plan, and overseeing the implementation phase.

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