It Takes You to Tango gets at the heart of teamwork through the art of dance


  • You’ve been talking teamwork for years but your people still work mostly in silos
  • Your best individual contributors are still making some of the worst team players
  • Some of your star performers are turned off to teamwork and never want to work in teams again
  • Your people like teambuilding activities but rarely do things differently back on the job
  • Your people have heard motivational speakers on this subject before but their messages have grown stale

You Need it When…

Your teams and teamwork needs to get into high gear because you’re still seeing:

  • Wasted time
  • Lost sales
  • Low productivity
  • High opportunity cost
  • Frustrating rework
  • Decaying morale
  • Highly skilled people who are turned off to teamwork and never want to work on a team again!

What You Get…

  • Unforgettable metaphors and analogies.
  • Audience interaction and direct involvement.
  • Self-assessment of three critical skills.
  • Immediate application on the job.
  • Recommended resources for development.
  • Individualized action plans for each participant.
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Who Should Tango Into Teamwork?

Every organization with solo contributors who also need to be all-star team performers in the following roles:

  • Supervisors
  • Managers
  • Coaches
  • Sales partners
  • Customer service representatives
  • Trainers
  • Project coordinators
  • Task force members
  • Team leaders
  • Internal consultants
  • External liaisons

Why Tango Your Next Event?

We leave your audience spinning into action.

Your audience will:

  • Put down their cell phones and put away their laptops.
  • Get involved, both mentally and physically.
  • Look at how they collaborate in an entirely new way.
  • Apply the three skill sets to a real partnering situation.
  • Talk about this experience long after your conference is over.

The Dancers

Ellen Davidson, RPh

Ellen Davidson, RPh
is an accomplished ballet, tap, and modern dance performer as well as an avid animal lover and nature photographer, known for unique perspectives and close-up images of her outdoor subjects.

She began her amateur dance career as a student at the University of North Carolina, where she earned her BS in pharmacy, and she has been ballroom and social dancing together with Tom since 2010. For nearly 30 years, Ellen has been a hospital pharmacist, licensed in four states. She is also active in dog rescue, horseback riding, volunteering for the medical reserve corps, and driving her Fjord ponies in Richmond, Virginia.

Tom Davidson, CSP, PCC, SPHR

Tom Davidson, CSP, PCC, SPHR
learned leadership from the ground up, ascending from field forester to vice president of human resources and organization development in the forest products industry.

For the past 15 years, Tom has run a successful leadership development practice focused on training new managers, accelerating high performers, saving valued-but-derailing executives, and improving teamwork. His formal education includes an MBA from the University of Richmond and an MS in organization development from the American University in Washington, DC. Tom wrote the book on becoming a new leader, The 8 Greatest Mistakes New Managers Make. A Certified Speaking Professional, Tom speaks professionally on leadership lessons from the great outdoors, and in this particular keynote uses dance as a metaphor for improving collaboration in the workforce.

Let's Dance

Call us at 804-339-4653 or send us a description of your upcoming event.