Celebrating (and Leveraging) Your Differences

One of the biggest challenges in life is getting along and effectively communicating with others.

In every team, you must adapt to successfully engage with one another, solve problems, and achieve goals. While these objectives will remain similar across different teams, the personalities you meet will not.  Since we all behave and perceive the world differently, there isn’t a single how-to guide for dealing with the people we encounter in life.

Birkman creates a common language for communication within teams and enables individuals to understand their own personality strengths. Team building with Birkman reports establishes a solid foundation for teams to increase their emotional intelligence and productivity.

 

Why should I use Birkman
for Team Building?

Through the power of The Birkman Method®, teams gain the ability to embrace the differences that make us unique, instead of seeing differences as potential liabilities or areas of conflict. The Birkman Method is a multidimensional assessment that measures the behavioral and occupational strengths and interests of individuals.

Birkman helps you deeply understand your personality. By truly knowing your outward behaviors and inward motivations, you are able to bring your best self to the table. And, when you discuss these insights together as a team, you are able to appreciate, communicate, and leverage the strengths of your team members. This sense of mutual understanding is key to building success collaboratively.

 

Team Building Testimonials

 

Increase the Speed of Innovation

 

Discovering a Better Direction

 

Client Story: Walmart

 

How can I use Birkman
for Team Building?

The Birkman Method can be used in all aspects of team work. Birkman enables you to conduct two-person comparisons between profiles as well as group comparisons for more vast analysis.

Our two-person paired reporting option is great for  two-way coaching and leadership relationships, and in personal relationships such as between spouses and family members. You can also use these reports for conflict management between team members. Our group reporting option is a tool for large group exercises, which enables you to compare the profiles of up to 100 individuals!

Below are some specific examples of how your organization can use Birkman for Team Building:

  • New Team Assimilation
    • New Team Members
    • New Leader
    • Reorganization
    • Team Purpose/Change
  • Conflict Resolution/Difficult Conversations
  • Internal Team Communication
    • Ideal Communication Styles
    • Team Formation
  • Boundary Disputes
  • Cross Team Collaboration
  • Meeting Management
  • Performance Management
  • Motivating Team
  • Trust within Teams

 

How do I get started
with Birkman for my Team?

To get started with Birkman in your organization, you can choose from three different product options.

Birkman Signature Suite™ is our certified product option that includes over 40+ reports to use with your team. The Birkman Signature Suite includes our advanced reports that will provide in-depth analysis and insights to handle specific issues within a team.

Birkman Basics Suite™ is our self-interpretive report set that can be readily and easily incorporated into any organization.  Birkman Basics is a great initial product to begin your journey with Birkman, and includes our group report that looks at the high level and general styles of a team.

Birkman On Demand™ is our 100% text-based report that provides insights into understanding the stronger sides of an individual’s personality and creates helpful dialogue for discussion.

For questions, more information, or to get started with Birkman for your team, please contact us.