Vision First,

Culture Always®

We are here to influence the conversation on thriving. Building Thriving Teams™ can impact employee well-being, retention, creativity, and performance. Thriving Teams are your sustainable competitive advantage.

We help your teams thrive by focusing on:

  • Building capabilities for getting learning to the team level, unleash the power of team learning
  • Building capabilities for providing attachment security so you can experience the benefits of team psychological safety
  • Building capabilities for designerly ways of thinking (design thinking) to enhance your creative problem-solving skills that will help you stay competitive across the ever-changing, uncertain, and ambiguous
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Our Expertise: The Foundations of Thriving

Team Well-Being

Including employee and team well-being as a critical factor in all decisions allows you to influence a thriving culture that supports the people in your organization while also supporting the pursuit of your vision. The employee experience should include well-being.  Team well-being impacts employee retention, productivity, and other critical factors to an organization’s success.

Team Psychological Safety

Creating a secure environment where employees can meet their basic attachment security needs creates the space for building team psychological safety. Secure environments and team psychological safety are foundational building blocks to a culture that supports thriving.  Team psychological safety provides the pathway to team learning. 

Team Learning

Teams are the lifeblood and central learning units of modern organizations. Implementing team learning across the organization creates the knowledge and systems needed for high performing teams and effective cross-functional collaborations as your organization pursues its vision.  A misguided assumption leaders make– is individual learning is the same as team learning. 

Team Creativity

Creativity is what shapes and builds the future of any organization. Building a team’s collaborative and creative problem solving and design thinking skills while also designing a culture that supports innovation and change allows your organization to not only thrive in the present but remain competitive as you tackle the uncertain and ambiguous future.

Who We Help

We find ourselves working with different departments and positions, but we find it works best when there is cross-functional collaboration on building the foundations of thriving.

Teams and Leaders of Teams
Executive Teams
Human Resource Department
Learning and Development Department

How We Help

Bring thriving to your employees, teams, and organization


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Leader and Team Development

We offer a variety of leadership and team experiences that will build the capabilities needed to thrive. Our offerings focus on well-being, attachment security, team psychological safety, team learning, and team creativity.

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Leader and Team Assessments

Awareness is the first step in any learning journey. We offer a variety of assessments that measure levels of thriving and build awareness of opportunities to grow in a way that supports team and organizational thriving.

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Organizational Transformation Consulting

Thriving during change is possible. We help organization’s push towards their vision, desired future state–while also having a culture of thriving. We custom design these engagements to meets your needs.

Our Beliefs

Thriving Teams™ are the biggest factors in individual and organizational thriving. Thriving Teams drive results that matter- well-being, energy, performance, and learning and growth. We can no longer just focus on each through a silo-based approach, but rather we need to take a holistic and systemic approach to create an environment where all the results that matter can co-emerge and co-influence each other— ultimately supporting thriving individuals, teams, and organizations.

Thriving Teams Institute™ provides research-based and practical solutions to creating Thriving Teams. Our holistic, design and systems-based approaches will help you build teams that are “Always Ready” for your team’s present and future challenges.

When you find the magic of designing a team environment that generates strength, security, energy, and creativity through navigating the tensions of Vision First, Culture Always ®- your teams will thrive. We help you address four critical components of a thriving team: strategy, people, learning, and environment.

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What is a Thriving Team?

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Common Problems We Solve

Team Performance

Team Productivity

Decision Making During Ambiguity

Lack of Creative Problem Solving

Managing Virtual/Hybrid Teams

Ineffective Leadership

Too Many Errors

Failure to Reach Goals

Human Aspects of Processes

Team Dynamics

Team Conflict

Team Communication

Employee Turnover/Retention

Employee Experience

Team Psychological Safety

Team Cohesion

Virtual/Hybrid Team Experience


Team Learning

Cross-Functional Knowledge Sharing

Lack of Innovation

Feedback Loops

Knowledge Creation

Learning from Experience

Learning from Failure

Leading Learning on Teams

Critical/Creative Thinking

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800 Town and Country Blvd.

Suite 500

Houston, Texas 77024

Phone: 832-795-2096


Email: [email protected]

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