Ep 119: Unlocking Team Dynamics with Dianne Crampton: Trust, Empathy, & Success

When Dianne Crampton faced the challenge of building an ethical, engaged team, she decided to take a different path – one that led to the discovery of six core principles that could revolutionize team dynamics. Unexpectedly, her approach celebrated the unique strengths of both introverts and extroverts, offering hope for a better way to work together. What will happen when teams put Dianne’s principles into practice?

“I believe employees are brilliant. I believe they’re accountable. And I think it’s the culture of the organization and how leaders treat their employees that cause disengagement, talent, turnover, all of that stuff.” – Dianne Crampton

In this podcast, host Paul Dio interviews Dianne Crampton, a passionate advocate for ethical and inclusive workplace cultures. She has dedicated over three decades of her career to empowering teams and fostering collaboration. As the CEO and Founder of TIGERS Success Series, Dianne has been instrumental in helping countless businesses build strong, engaged, and on-fire teams through her unique six principles. Her expertise in psychology, education, and business has made her an invaluable resource for organizations seeking to create work environments that allow each individual to thrive. Dianne’s commitment to helping entrepreneurs and managers understand and value their team members’ strengths has made her a sought-after guest on podcasts and panels alike.


In this episode, you will learn how to:

1. Strengthen team dynamics through trust-building and effective feedback techniques.
2. Identify and harness the unique strengths of your team members for increased productivity.
3. Adapt and thrive in today’s evolving workplace culture by embracing inclusivity and diversity.
4. Tackle collaboration challenges and groupthink issues for better decision-making.
5. Master communication strategies to stay connected and efficient in remote work settings.

About Dianne Crampton:

Dianne Crampton helps business owners build teams of employees who love their companies and who are committed and engaged in the company’s success.  She is one of America’s leading authorities on business team culture and is a sought-after national speaker, business consultant and author.

Crampton is the founder of TIGERS 6 Principles,  a trademarked team culture process that we are going to learn more about.  Her award winning program was nominated by Merrill Lynch for Inc. Magazine’s Small Business Entrepreneur of the Year awards.

Crampton has a proven track record with business mergers, growth companies and helping leaders create work environments where employees could not imagine working any where else.

Connect with Dianne here:
Website: https://corevalues.com/
Website: https://learn.corevalues.com/
LinkedIn: https://www.linkedin.com/in/diannecramptontigerssuccessseries/


Connect with Paul:
Website: https://innovativewealth.com/
Instagram: https://businesslegacypodcast.com/


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Chapter Summary below

00:00:00 – Introduction, Host Paul Dio welcomes guest Dianne Crampton, CEO and founder of Tiger Six Principles, and discusses the origin of Tiger Six.

00:02:56 – The Six Principles of Tiger Six, Crampton explains the six principles of Tiger Six: trust, interdependence, genuineness, empathy, risk, and qualified success, and how they intersect with group dynamic research, psychology, and business.

00:06:40 – Rapid Feedback and Trust, Crampton explains that trust is the foundation for feedback and discusses the importance of building trust with employees to create an environment where feedback is normal and rapid.

00:10:30 – Toxicity in the Workplace, Crampton discusses the issues that arise when managers are chosen solely for their performance, leading to toxicity in the workplace, and suggests that compensation based on performance is key to building a successful organization.

00:19:07 – Work-Life Balance, Crampton discusses the generational dynamics of work-life balance and the need for organizations to embrace collaboration, appreciation of employee strengths, and inclusivity to retain talent and build successful businesses.

00:22:10 – The Importance of Collaboration, Dianne Crampton discusses the importance of collaboration in today’s world and how it requires understanding different strengths and leveraging them effectively. She also talks about the challenges of avoiding groupthink and how facilitation can help manage this.

00:27:11 – Remote Work and Employee Productivity, Dianne Crampton shares her thoughts on remote work and how it is important for organizations to have managers who are trained to connect with employees and understand their needs. She also talks about the challenges of returning to the office and how organizations should approach this decision.

00:29:43 – The Impact of Legacy, Dianne Crampton reflects on the legacy that she wants to leave behind, which is focused on improving people’s lives at work and making them feel recognized and fulfilled. She believes that this impact can have a ripple effect on families and communities.

00:30:45 – Defining Personal Legacy, Dianne Crampton elaborates on her legacy of creating a positive impact on people’s lives and how it can have a ripple effect on the larger community. She believes that even one person who is happier at work can have a positive impact on their family and the people around them.

00:34:33 – Contact Information, Dianne Crampton shares her website, Corevalues.com, where listeners can find more information about her work and schedule a conversation with her. She also mentions Learn Corevalues.com, which offers free webinars and useful information for people looking to improve their work lives.

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