Fast Team Formation: 5 Steps, 10 Minutes

Teams have their own version of “the liability of newness.”  New teams—groups that have come together in a particular configuration for the first time—have substantially greater challenges coordinating themselves, are more likely to make mistakes, and are less likely to catch and correct those mistakes in time.  Studies show, for example, that about 80% ofRead more

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Team Effectiveness: Time to Celebrate Great Teams

Have you noticed that we always seem to celebrate “great” individuals? Harvard Business Review names the best 100 CEOs around the world, Forbes has its annual 40 under 40 (the most influential “young people”), Fortune has its World’s Greatest Leaders, Time has its 100 Most Influential of the Year.

What I want to know is, where are the celebrations of great teams?  Is it possible that these lauded individuals are actually lifted up on the shoulders of superb teams?

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