Experience is a person’s best teacher, and as Michelle Cummings has proven time and again during her almost two decades in team-building, leaders who give the people around them opportunities to experience, stretch and learn are the ones whose teams consistently excel. Cummings, founder of the Colorado-based firm Training Wheels, offers a fresh set of tools that corporate, government and non- profit executives can use to turn their teams into fully engaged, highly productive forces.
Experiential learning — encouraging people to develop their strengths by trying new things — is the engine that drives team performance. A dynamic speaker and trailblazer in the discipline of teamwork, Cummings provides leaders with best practices to put people and teams in an optimal position to succeed while they grow. The end result: a workplace culture where individual development fuels improved results at every level.
Based in the Denver area, Cummings writes a monthly team- building newsletter, The Spokesperson, that has more than 13,000 subscribers in 65 countries. Her fifth book, What to Do With a Few: Partner Activities for 2 or 200, is due out later this year.
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