Future of Team Building: Diverse, Dynamic + Highly-Talented


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Today’s top teams are diverse and dynamic. Work is less and less about punching the clock and more and more about hitting audacious goals with objectives-based teams built around specific projects. At Future State we’ve been helping clients build teams like this for decades, and it’s always awe-inspiring to watch the right blend of people connect and achieve huge wins for our clients.

Being efficient at building winning teams involves creating processes designed to enhance success. For example, creating a killer onboarding process makes it easy to bring in the talent you need for any project. And building change management into your organizational DNA enables teams to flow through changes and challenges with relative ease, providing a competitive advantage in our ever-changing work environment.

We have decades of experience in enabling clients and partners to build and utilize talent to maximum effect. Reach out to us if we can help you train those muscles.

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The Forbes Coaches Council is talking about the benefits of project-based workers, and we couldn’t agree more. Check out some of their top reasons for taking advantage of this underutilized talent pool.

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Everyone is talking about the value of teams and talent—but how does it drive success? Future State CEO Shannon Adkins shares why the people-first model drives engagement and ultimately success.

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What We’re Reading + Watching

+ From Forbes: The Forbes Coaches Council shares eight ways companies can tap into the power of part-time staff.

+ From The Economist: How AI is changing the way firms screen and hire—and oddly, may bring more humanity to the hiring process.

+ From McKinsey: By rethinking its approach to talent management and introducing agile working practices, Guardian Life—one of the largest U.S. life insurers—aims to stay a step ahead of disruptive competitors.