The "Control Model" and Teamwork -- Leadership Skills TeleSeminar
Secrets of Building and Leveraging a Virtual Team with expert Melanie Benson Strick -- Leadership TeleSeminar Recording

Newsletter of the International Association of Teamwork Facilitators -- January 2010

Tom_heck_120 Hello Teamwork Facilitators!  It's Tom Heck, President & Founder of the International Association of Teamwork Facilitators, with your January 2010 teamwork ideas e-newsletter.

Our hearts reach out to the people of Haiti.  There are many people and organizations working to help during this difficult time.  If you haven't already done so, please consider donating to the Red Cross HERE.

Today, here in the United States, we celebrate the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King.  Life's most persistent and nagging question, King said, is "what are you doing for others?"  Our relationships  team  world would be transformed if each of us pursued the answer to this question.

2010 is an important year for the IATF.  Our emphasis and focus this year is INSPIRATION.  We will continue to establish and strengthen relationships with leaders who seek to grow inspired teams.  Be sure to listen to the audio interview with Dr. Lance Secretan (link below) who recently spoke at the IATF about how you can be an inspired leader and build inspired teams.

Tom Heck
President & Founder
International Association of Teamwork Facilitators

Free TeleSeminars

IATF Monthly Leadership Skills Call
Wednesday January 20, 2010 at 1pm EST
Topic:  The Control Model and Teamwork
CLICK HERE for more info and to register

Virtual Team Secrets
Wednesday January 27, 2010 at 1 pm EST
Special Guest:  Melanie Benson Strick
Mark your calendar.  More info coming soon

Free Virtual Team Resources

In December 2009 the IATF hosted the first Virtual Team Leader Virtual Conference taking place over the course of 5 days.  This course was designed for those who are new to leading virtual teams.  The course included classes, coaching, guest speakers, handouts, assessments and more.  IATF members receive immediate and full access to all the materials for free.  For a limited time you can now access the recordings of our guest speakers for this event:

  • Jessica Lipnack -- Secrets to unlocking virtual team intelligence HERE
  • Barry Rellaford -- Building trust on the virtual team HERE
  • Shaun Callahan -- Empowering the virtual team HERE
  • Brian Burt -- Engaging the virtual team HERE
  • Jenn Sramek -- Lessons learned from leading a multinational virtual team HERE

Free IATF Visiting Faculty Audio Interview

How to be inspired and inspiring – everywhere, with everyone, all the time - with IATF Visiting Faculty Member Dr. Lance Secretan.  CLICK HERE to access the recording for a limited time

Free Teambuilding Game with VIDEO

How important is timing and coordination of efforts on your team?  Here's a simple no-prop game that can help your team practice and refine these skills.  CLICK HERE for video and more info.

Free Team Theory

How does a teambuilding game relate to a job?  CLICK HERE


January 21, 2009 -- "Lessons In Leadership" in Asheville, NC  MORE INFO

March & April 2010 -- "AEE regional conferences all over US  MORE INFO



The hyperlink about Shaun Callahan is directing to the site of Barry Rellaford.

---> Just fixed the link. Thanks for the heads up. Editors

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