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Leading Business Teams Through Turbulent Times Guiding Your Team to Respond to Any Business Challenge

Recording Date: March 04, 2009
Price: Free

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Good business teams produce results during times of prosperity. It’s a different story during times of uncertainty and turbulence, when only the properly prepared and motivated teams will win.

Sustainable results require that every team—starting at the top and reaching down through the organization—be a great one.

What makes great teams stand apart? What drives and sustains their performance in both good and lean times? And how can they be replicated throughout an organization? 

For over 25 years, Howard Guttman has been helping leaders in major corporations around the globe build great teams on every level. The result: great organizations that successfully meet each new challenge and consistently outperform the competition.

Join this Webcast where Guttman will offer practical tips that you can use to help every team in your organization acquire the attributes it needs to carry you through these turbulent times.


What You Will Learn

During this Webcast, you’ll gain a clear understanding of key factors that drive team performance and critical issues such as accountability, decision making, and conflict resolution. In a nutshell, you’ll hear a fresh and dynamic approach to achieving better results, including:
  • Why great business teams are the best way to create sustainable competitive advantage, in good times and in bad
  • What separates great business teams from merely good, or average, ones
  • The five characteristics shared by all great teams
  • What you can do to transform your team/teams from good to great
  • And much, much more

About the Presenters

Howard M. Guttman is principal of Guttman Development Strategies, Inc. (GDS), a management consulting firm specializing in executive coaching; building horizontal, high-performance teams; strategic and organizational alignment; and management development training. GDS’s clients include Bloomberg LP; Colgate-Palmolive; John Hancock; Johnson & Johnson; L’Oréal USA; Mars, Inc.; Novartis; Pfizer; and Walmart.

Mr. Guttman’s most recent book is Coach Yourself to Win: 7 Steps to Breakthrough Performance on the Job and in Your Life. He is also the author of Great Business Teams: Cracking the Code for Standout Performance and When Goliaths Clash: Managing Executive Conflict to Build a More Dynamic Organization.



Technical Requirements

To fully participate in this electronic, interactive and live session, please check your system (or ask your IT department) to ensure it meets the following requirements:

Supported OS, Browser and Additional Requirements

Microsoft® Windows® XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows

  • Internet Explorer 7 or higher, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome
  • Adobe® Flash® Player 11.2 or higher

Macintosh (OS X 10.5 or higher)

  • Mozilla Firefox, Apple Safari, or Google Chrome


  • Ubuntu 10.04 or higher; Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6; OpenSuSE 11.3
  • Mozilla Firefox

Test Your Computer

Please ensure that your computer is "Flash/Connect enabled" by clicking on the following link in order to run a short test:

If successful, you will receive a "Test Completed Successfully" message on the page.

Additional Requirements:

  • Minimum bandwidth requirement is 512 kbps for meeting attendees
  • POP-UP Blockers must be turned off to access the program
  • Additional Technical specs can be found here.

Important tip - Please allow 15 minutes prior to joining a session to conduct your set-up and testing!