Posts Tagged ‘ managing teams ’

Why It’s Less Important That Team Members Like Each Other
In one of my latest posts, I explained why you'd want to Select Team Members for Commitment, Not Skills. This might feel counter-intuitive at first, but if your team comes together over commitment, skills will follow. Another thing that might sound counter-intuitive: teammates don't have to like each other. You'll achieve better cohesion when the group outcome is aligned --...

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Posted on 07/21/2014 10:59 am | No Comments
How Do You Stack Up? The Basic Skills to Lead or Manage Successful Teams
When I ask business leaders and IT professionals about their experience of teamwork effectiveness -- and I've asked thousands in 20+ years as a consultant and speaker -- I get a consistent "so-so" response. So what will it take to create consistently more effective teamwork across the board? First, it requires a hard look at what doesn't work. Then it...

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Posted on 12/21/2010 01:00 am | 2 Comments
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