Corporations require employees to participate in an individual performance review, but rarely do teams conduct reviews of their collective performance.
Few team leaders take the step of equipping their team members with the ability to think and act in ways necessary to win. Those who do, win.
Redesigning an organization chart doesn’t mean new teams are created; it means groups of un-connected people have been formed who now have a new boss.
Some people are on teams where they learn how to keep agendas hidden and others are on teams where they learn how to be more real and engage others.
The prevailing belief is that if you get the best talent, you’ll get the best team. But technical talent and people talent are two different things.
In many organizations, lost in the accepted doctrine that the customer is king is the wisdom of what’s needed to successfully deliver to the customer: healthy teams.