NALP Peoples Academy Live


Need help with your retention rates? Do you have a strong cohesive team? Are you sure you could you spot a dysfunctional team? Learn how you can turn just about any team into one that works well together, meets and exceeds the goals you've set for them, and is committed to your company for the long haul. 

This education event uses principles from the best-selling book, The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, to help you spot and fix problems with your team which will lead to higher retention rates, happier employees and higher profits.

Date and Location: November 8, 2018 in Chicago, IL
Date and Location: November 28, 2018 in Austin, TX

Price: $499 members / $599 nonmembers
Register 2 people at full price and receive 30% off every additional registrant. Contact Laurie Lankford for more details at 800.395.2522


Presented by Phil Harwood:

Phil HarwoodPhil Harwood of Grow the Bench is a Certified Snow Professional, Landscape Industry Certified Manager, is a managing partner with GrowTheBench, one of three companies he has founded since retiring from a successful landscape & snow management career. Phil is a management consultant, frequent guest speaker, and contributing writer for several publications and websites. His consulting firm, Pro-Motion Consulting, has been recognized twice by the Snow & Ice Management Association (SIMA) with the prestigious Snow Industry Commitment Award. Phil holds an Executive MBA with honors and Bachelor of Arts degree in Marketing, both from Michigan State University.


  • Full-day interactive workshop
  • Workshop includes a mix of education, discussion, and take-aways
  • Key takeaways are documented at each step to encourage application
  • Program materials are provided electronically to all attendees

Workshop Agenda

  • Problem Definition – Trends and Implications
  • The Dysfunctional Team
  • The Cohesive Team
  • The Five Behaviors
  • Trust Building Exercise
  • Becoming a Magnet for Talent Assessment


If you have any questions regarding the event, please contact Lisa Wood.

Program Champion

Landscape Management

Media Sponsor

Landscape Management