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Program Overview

Master the meta-skills of breakthrough collaboration.

The five modules in the Dream Teams program make the most sense when completed in order, but you may navigate to any lesson you wish using the sidebar to your left. Below is the table of contents:

 

Module I: Harnessing Cognitive Diversity

Twelve 3–5 minute video and interactive lessons

These lessons provide a foundation for understanding how great teamwork works—and how the same principles that work to make teams smarter can make us more innovative as individuals, too.

 

Module II: Leveraging Cognitive Friction
(Productive Conflict)

Eighteen 3–5 minute video/interactive lessons

These lessons move from theoretical to practical, helping you become a master of productive group collaboration, debate, and harnessing friction instead of letting conflict grind you to a halt.

 

Module III: Exercising Intellectual Humility

Twelve 3–5 minute video/interactive lessons

These lessons cover the most important meta-skill for any leader or collaborator of tomorrow. Intellectual Humility is what everything runs on. Learn how to recognize it, develop it, and encourage it in others.

 

Module IV: Creating Collaborative Culture

Fifteen 3–5 minute video/interactive lessons

Environment can make or break teamwork. These lessons cover how to adjust your thinking and behaviors, so you can contribute to an environment where you and everyone else gets better together—instead of in each others’ way.

 

Module V: Beating Resistance (Q&A)

These mini-lessons will provide you with techniques for managing the inevitable resistance to doing teamwork differently. Explore the following FAQs:

What to do about Holdouts & Stubborn People
What to do about
Gossip Culture
What to do about
Triggers & Sensitive People
What to do when
Leaders Are The Problem
What to do about
Dishonest People
What to do about
The Smart Jerks
What to do when
Time Is The Enemy

 

Course Certification Assessment

After you’ve completed all five modules, you can take the final assessment and earn your certification for having mastered this course.