of employed Americans are disengaged.


of people that end up quitting do not quit their job, they quit their boss.


of the workforce know about their company’s goals, strategies, and tactics.


of employees who plan to leave within the first year cite feeling “disconnected” to the organization.

Strategic, Customized & Transformative

TeamFORWARD is a strategic framework for team development that provides focused performance improvement, increased engagement, and sustained transformation.

Starting with organizational discovery, the Emergent team, and your leadership team, work together to assess performance and ascertain need in specific team-dynamic areas. This allows us to identify key pain points that need addressing and allows us to provide your organization with a strategic, customized development roadmap for sustained improvement.

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TeamFORWARD focuses on key areas of development including:

  • Improved alignment.
  • Strengthened engagement
  • Cultivating trust within teams
  • Increased follow-through
  • Improved communication
  • Making meetings more productive

Team Performance Drives Organizations

With TeamFORWARD, Emergent helps organizations determine the roadblocks to team performance and provides a roadmap along with the coaching necessary to build trust, create alignment, and improve performance.

Whether it’s a functional team, a team of managers, or a project team, people get most done when they work together effectively. Team performance and productivity can suffer if a team is not working well together. Everyone can perform at a higher level if they work as unified well-oiled team. Effective team coaching and consulting can take your team to the next level.

Key Areas that Often Need Addressing

  1. Improving Goal and Mission Alignment:
    Increase inter-team support and rapport.
    Help teams engage with the “Why”.
    Provide a foundation for better team spirit and engagement.
    Prepare a team for organizational change.

  2. Strengthening Engagement:
    Ensure all voices are heard.
    Build a structure for sustained team engagement.
    Identify and set clear performance benchmarks.
    Develop a culture of dialogue and support.

  3. Cultivating Trust Within Teams:
    Address a lack of trust or lack of effective collaboration.
    Promote healthy debate and open dialogue.
    Develop your team’s comfort with conflict.
    Encourage opposing views to be aired openly.

  4. Increasing Follow-Through:
    Create a culture of accountability.
    Reduce ineffective communication.
    Improve clarity of requests.
    Increase commitment to actions ratio.
    Identify and reduce unhelpful team silos.

  5. Improving Communication:
    Enhance individual emotional intelligence.
    Improve inter-team and inter departmental empathy.
    Increase team and self-awareness.
    Reduce emotional and cultural conflicts.
    Reduce time spent counseling employees.

  6. Making Meetings More Productive:
    Improve meeting prep.
    Reduce time lost due to ineffective meetings.
    Improve assessment of meeting necessity.
    Improve meeting goal and role definition.
    Ensure greater contribution from whole team.
    Fix a “Too much discussion. Not enough action” challenge.

Customized Fit with Legacy Programs

You may already be engaged in team development initiatives, some of which may have produced some results. At Emergent, we pride ourselves on our level of customization and where needed, programs and approaches can be adapted to integrate with existing or past development initiatives to make sure we’re building on past successes and ensuring synergy and consistency of language.

Customized to Succeed.

Emergent provides clients with an experience like no other, because we tailor our programs to meet your exact needs. We stay on top of all the latest practices and we believe in continuous learning – that way, we’re able to stay ahead of the curve and provide you with solutions that are innovative, thorough and with your current workforce in mind. Our expert trainers are certified executive coaches with the experience you need to help reach your goals. And, we’re able to adapt to your needs – we meet you where you’re at, and help you grow from there.

Schedule your FREE 30-Minute Consultation

TeamFORWARD’s approach is unique. With no cost or obligation, schedule a conversation with one of our certified performance coaches about your specific goals and needs and find out whether the TeamFORWARD framework is the right fit for your organization. Call us at 315-635-6300 or submit the form below.