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Team Emotional and Social Intelligence (TESI)

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Created by two leading-experts in the field of training on emotional intelligence, Marcia Hughes and James Bradford Terrell, Team Emotional and Social Intelligence (TESI) offers the unique set of tools needed for determining and developing a team's emotional effectiveness in seven dimensions that are a prerequisite for high performance.

How It Works

Team Emotional and Social Intelligence (TESI) offers a unique set of tools for determining and developing your team's emotional effectiveness using the seven dimensions that are a prerequisite for high-performance. TESI is designed to inform you on the most current information on emotional and social intelligence research and outlines the authors' proven "Collaborative Growth Team Model" that gives team members the ability to rate their performance on the seven skills:

  1. Team identity
  2. Motivation
  3. Emotional awareness
  4. Communication
  5. Conflict resolution
  6. Stress tolerance
  7. Positive mood

The TESI is your starting point for understanding a team's emotional intelligence. Each individual in the team completes and scores the assessment, and the results are then aggregated to arrive at a team rating.

Uses and Applications

The TESI directly measures a team’s emotional and social intelligence. It accomplish this task by examining team members through learning experiences that are specifically designed to help them improve their performance. This program is designed to enable team members and their leaders to systematically evaluate their team performance and understand the seven critical behaviors that are requisite for building high-performance teams. At the end of the workshop, team members will discover one or two goals for improving their skills.

Learning Outcomes

Successful completion of this course will increase participants' ability to:

  • Manage your emotions by recognizing how thoughts and emotions are connected
  • Improve your self-control by identifying physical cues that indicate your emotions may be taking over
  • Discover how emotional intelligence can help you develop more positive relationships at work and a more optimistic outlook
  • Learn how to use assertive communication to express your needs and feelings appropriately
  • Explore how to use emotional intelligence to bounce back from setbacks

Product Details

Product Type: Assessment and workshop. The Facilitator Guide is in-depth resource, designed to help trainers swiftly administer the assessment.

Target Audience: This assessment is designed for H.R. and O.D. leaders who wish to ensure their teams are functioning at a sufficiently high level of collaboration to be productive, as well as those >who seek to help them achieve their optimal capacity. It can be highly yseful to a team leader >who has the facilitation skills to deliver such a workshop on behalf of his or her team and all its members.

Measures: How well individual team members can experience the group functioning during the seven critical competencies.


The Seven Critical Competencies:

  1. Team identity
  2. Motivation
  3. Emotional awareness
  4. Communication
  5. Conflict resolution
  6. Stress tolerance
  7. Positive mood

Time Required: Half-day or full-day.

What to Order

Facilitator Guide: Order One Guide Per Trainer.

Includes background information, administrative guidelines, step-by-step workshop outline, Microsoft PowerPoint presentation, and sample participant materials. Facilitator support materials will be available to you as a digital download link in your order confirmation.

Workbook 5-Pack: Order One Pack for Up to Five Participants.

The Workbook serves as an instructional text that will guide participants through the one-day or half-day workshop conducted by the facilitator leading this team development initiative.

Survey 5-Pack: Order One Pack for Up to Five Participants.

The survey is helpful for overseeing scoring and administration of the assessment if you don't know who the participants will be before the class begins, or if your learners do not have easy access to computers. It includes pressure-sensitive forms for scoring to aid manual tabulation.

About the Authors

Marcia Hughes is president of Collaborative Growth, LLC, a firm specializing in emotional intelligence, leadership and team development, and conflict resolution, through keynotes, training, executive coaching, and strategic design.

James Terrell develops E.I. applications and coaches individuals, teams in transition, and senior management in anticipating change and responding to it resiliently.