Team Building Success - Team Building Activities For High School Students Section

 


Main Team Building Activities For High School Students sponsors

Team Building Activities For High School Students

 

 

Latest Team Building Activities For High School Students link added

INSERT YOUR OWN BANNER HERE


 

Welcome to Team Building Success

For more information and special deals related to any of the issues on this page, place your cursor over the double-underlined links. All information supplied by Kontera.com

 

Team Building Activities For High School Students Article

This is a selection among article about Team Building Activities For High School Students. For a permanent link to this article, or to bookmark it for further reading, click here.

Creating Unlimited Belief for Success!
Richard Gorham

What's holding your team back from experiencing "breakout performance"?

It may be those Old beliefs and Personal Insecurities (aka: conceptual barriers)?

Conceptual barriers are the barriers that are right behind the eyes, DEEP within the brain. "Beliefs" which were planted at a very young age and re-enforced over a long period of time - which is why they are so hard to "dislodge".

Use the following exercise to help your team members identify their limiting beliefs and feelings. Then explain how those beliefs and feelings directly impact (positively and negatively) their bottom-line results.

Before we proceed, keep the following quote in mind - it's a powerful reminder of why it is so important to complete sales management activities.

"Successful people DO, what unsuccessful people are not willing to do."
- Unknown

Here are the Four Steps to Overcome Conceptual Barriers:

Step One - Uncover Negative Self-Talk

Ask the employee to tell you what he or she "least" enjoys about each step of the sales management process. Follow up by asking how that particular aspect of the process makes the employee feel.

For example:

- Prospecting/Cold Calling - (feels like I am intruding)
- Asking for the Business - (feels like I am being pushy)
- Cross-Selling/Up-Selling - (feels like I am taking advantage)
- Assumptive Closing - (feels like I am being presumptuous)

Step Two - Identify Beliefs that are the root source of negative feelings toward sales management practices.

Go back to our prior examples of Old Beliefs that get in the way of our progress in the sales management process:

- Don't talk to strangers
- It is impolite to talk about money
- Never interrupt important people
- Wait to be asked

Help the employee understand and be aware of why it is that they may feel the way they do.

Employees should understand that they feel the way they do for a reason. Once they understand this it can be much easier for them to make a decision to overcome their old belief(s).

Step Three - Turn Limiting Beliefs into Unlimited Possibility!

Illustrate the following to your employee so they can clearly see how their beliefs and feelings ultimately "pre-determine" their outcome.

On one hand:

Positive Beliefs » Positive Feelings » Actions » Positive Results

And on the other hand:

Limiting Beliefs » Negative Feelings » Inaction » Negative Results

So based on the preceding, it's obvious which hand offers the most value - correct?


Step Four - CHOOSE a path together!

Obviously, if an employee is unwilling to work to overcome conceptual barriers, then you should agree that a sales position is not the right fit.

You should either find a more suitable role for the person, or part ways so he/she may pursue a more rewarding opportunity somewhere else.

Let's assume however that the employee seeks to overcome their conceptual barriers and is willing to take ownership of their plan for improvement.

As the leader, you have an important role to play in your employee overcoming their limiting beliefs. You are responsible for supporting the employee in three key areas. Once again, they are:

- TEACH - lead by example, reinforce positive actions and behaviors

- COACH - help to improve technique, debrief progress, track results, ensure employee stays on task

- EXPECT - inspect what you expect, hold yourself and your employee accountable for continued improvement and increased results.

In conclusion, ask yourself the following question.

Can you name one person who is a top performer that:

- believed he wouldn't be successful?
- feels she shouldn't be successful?
- does not take the actions necessary for her to become successful?

The answer to each question? "Of course not!" Right?

So by default we must agree that in order for anyone to be successful, he/she must understand what is holding him or her back.

Then, she must be willing to work to overcome obstacles, and choose to proactively follow a corrective action plan.

Finally, he must "execute" the plan.

Through this process he will build new beliefs that will enable him to discard that old and tired, limiting belief.

About the Author

Richard Gorham is the founder and President of Leadership-Tools, Inc. His web site, http://www.leadership-tools.com is dedicated to providing free tools and resources for today's aspiring leaders. Offering high-quality tools in the areas of Business Planning, Leadership Development, Customer Service, Sales Management and Team Building.


Other Team Building Activities For High School Students related resources

INSERT YOUR OWN BANNER HERE!


Team Building Activities For High School Students News

Cheltenham School District addressing boys soccer hazing incident with team ... - The Times Herald


ABC News

Cheltenham School District addressing boys soccer hazing incident with team ...
The Times Herald
CHELTENHAM >> As a result of an hazing incident on the Cheltenham High School boys varsity soccer team, the Cheltenham School District is taking steps to include team building training in their athletic programs, according to the district's ...
Morning Call file photoAllentown Morning Call
CB West Parents Blast School Board Over Football Season CancellationMyFox Philadelphia

all 206 news articles »

Read more...


Philadelphia high school football team's season halted due to hazing - The Post-Standard - syracuse.com


The Post-Standard - syracuse.com

Philadelphia high school football team's season halted due to hazing
The Post-Standard - syracuse.com
Seven students were charged with sex crimes in connection with a series of assaults amid an investigation into hazing by the high school football team, which already led to the cancellation of the rest of the season, authorities said. Now, a second ...
High school cancels football over 'waterboard' hazingNew York Post
Football season cut short over hazingESPN
Alleged Hazing Ends Another High School's Football Season10TV
The Express-Times - lehighvalleylive.com -The Plain Dealer - cleveland.com -WHDH-TV
all 382 news articles »

Read more...


Your Students, Your Schools: Des Moines, Saydel - DesMoinesRegister.com


DesMoinesRegister.com

Your Students, Your Schools: Des Moines, Saydel
DesMoinesRegister.com
A city orchestra concert (for orchestra students only) is scheduled from 9:45 to 10:30 at Goodrell featuring high school orchestras from around the district, and fall parties will be held in classrooms at 2:00. Please mark your calendar for our ...

and more »

Read more...


Bucks County high school cancels football season amid hazing incident - MyCentralJersey.com


MyCentralJersey.com

Bucks County high school cancels football season amid hazing incident
MyCentralJersey.com
The pre-season hazing at Central Bucks High School West in Doylestown included a requirement that rookies grab another player's genitals while fully clothed, an initiation that was carried out in front of most team members, Superintendent David Weitzel ...

Read more...


Lehman students attend TUGS retreat - Sidney Daily News (subscription)


Lehman students attend TUGS retreat
Sidney Daily News (subscription)
In addition to the small group activities and team building games by SAAC members, there were two speakers. Miami County Chief Juvenile Probation Officer Julie Harmon addressed juvenile law and consequences. The focus of Harmon's talk was on the ...

Read more...


Another High School Cancels Its Football Season Over Hazing Allegations - Business Insider


Another High School Cancels Its Football Season Over Hazing Allegations
Business Insider
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A second high school football team's season has come to an abrupt halt after allegations rookie players were subjected to what officials called humiliating and inappropriate initiation rites. The cancellation of the remaining ...

Read more...


Ithaca students learn WISE choices - Ithaca Journal


Ithaca Journal

Ithaca students learn WISE choices
Ithaca Journal
... Garbo, center, and her other classmates prepare to greet her. The Ithaca High School students in the WISE program spent Friday at Cayuga Nature Center as part of a team building exercise involving a high- and low-ropes course and stations to test ...

Read more...