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Episode 6: How to Create a Good Team Dynamic, with Greg Zlevor

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Greg Zlevor is the CEO, President, and Founder of Westwood International, a consulting collaborative that’s reimagining what it means to lead wisely in a global age. Westwood’s signature, global-scale action learning programs and change management initiatives have energized the vision of global brands like Johnson & Johnson, Kimberly-Clark, Volvo, Pfizer, the Singapore Police Force, BARD and General Electric.

Westwood International’s highly customized leadership solutions include:

  • Executive and Management Leadership Development (3, 6, and 12 Month Programs)
  • Customized Team Events
  • Global-Scale Action Learning Programs
  • Executive and Team Coaching
  • FOG – For Our Growth (an annual gathering of experts and leaders)
  • Teamwork and Group Facilitation
  • Leadership Webinars

Greg has over 25 years of experience in executive development and education. He has served as a coach, consultant, and facilitator for companies in Europe, Asia, North America, South America, and Australia. Under Greg’s leadership, Westwood International has a mission to give back, supporting not-for-profit organizations that help homeless children and at-risk youth across the United States, Mexico, Thailand, India, and South America.

Greg is also the founder of FOG (For Our Growth) and he is a frequent speaker and facilitator at the Global Institute of Leadership Development.

What you’ll learn about in this episode:

  • The path that led Greg to start consulting full time
  • How having a great team creates more productivity in a company
  • Critical pieces for an effective team
  • Why the story that you tell yourself is important
  • The mindset and approach that leads teams to create great things
  • A study that describes what most successful teams have in common
  • How to stay content and goal neutral as the facilitator in a team or group
  • An example of how a successful team dynamic makes each person feel valued
  • How Allen Fahden and Greg differ in the way they work with teams
  • What a healthy and successful team culture should look like
  • Why trust is essential for teamwork
  • How to facilitate a group to make sure everyone has a voice
  • Why social activities help teams work better together
  • A story explaining how being likable can make a huge difference in any situation
  • The real challenge to being a good leader
  • Why Allen says Greg is a quiet mixture of strength and humility, and how this makes people feel comfortable
  • Why it’s important to think about how your day will go before you start a company
  • Why entrepreneurs should work harder on themselves than they do their job

Ways to contact Greg:

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