Great teams are at the heart of every successful business and organization. But what makes a great team? Is it the presence of a star player, or is it a dynamic leader who knows how to empower and bring out the best in their team? Find out the answer today as former pro athlete Mike Robbins teaches us how to create a team culture of high performance, authenticity, trust, and belonging! Mike is a sought-after motivational keynote speaker, seminar leader, and the author of five books, including his latest, We’re All in This Together. Robbins spent the past 15 years researching and speaking about essential human experiences in the workplace. Robbins' work is centered around emotional intelligence, leadership, teamwork, authenticity, appreciation, compassion, and vulnerability at work and in life. Make sure you don’t skip this episode, as Mike provides essential tips on how to create a strong culture of empowerment, trust, and performance and how to sustain it to accomplish exceptional results! Grab a copy of Mike’s We’re All in This Together: Creating a Team Culture of High Performance, Trust, and belonging 👉 here! In this episode, you will learn about: Lessons that Mike learned from his sports playing days on what makes a great team Team chemistry in sports The challenges of moving from team to team Lessons on how the Golden State Warriors and their psychologically safe organization were able to turn things around in a difficult match Creating an environment where people feel safe to share their ideas and thoughts without feeling shamed Authenticity continuum and bringing your whole self to work The Authenticity Equation How the “If you really knew” exercise helps with vulnerability issues The difference between diversity and inclusion The importance of inclusion and belonging The “Trash can exercise” and how you can best use your education to help others who don’t have the same privilege as you do Embracing the sweaty palm conversation The appreciation seat exercise Connect with Mike: Mike Robbins - website LinkedIn Instagram @mikedrobbins Twitter @mikedrobins Facebook Mentioned in this episode: Amy Edmondson on Creating Better Organizations by Building Psychological Safety in the Workplace Bring your whole self to work | Mike Robbins | TEDxBerkeley Mike’s books: Focus on the Good Stuff: The Power of Appreciation Bring Your Whole Self To Work: How Vulnerability Unlocks Creativity, Connection, and Performance Nothing Changes Until You Do Bring Your Whole Self To Work: How Vulnerability Unlocks Creativity, Connection, and Performance Be Yourself, Everyone Else is Already Taken: Transform Your Life with the Power of Authenticity What did you think of this episode? Give us a 5-star rating and write a review on Apple Podcasts, or take our survey. Contact Brandon: Email Brandon.Laws@xeniumhr.com or connect on LinkedIn, Twitter or Instagram Learn more about Xenium HR at xeniumhr.com Follow Xenium on Twitter, Instagram, or LinkedIn.