Fundamentals of Creating A Team

Unless you’re a sole proprietor, the only way you can succeed is through successful teamwork. You simply can’t throw a bunch of people together – however talented they may be – and expect them to function as a dynamic team.

Maureen Moriarty, a Seattle-based executive coach, has developed these factors which impact team performance:

  • Trust.
  • Clarity in purpose, goals/objectives, roles, responsibilities and expectations.
  • The necessary skills/ resources/protection to meet objectives.
  • Healthy conflict.
  • Clear decision-making.
  • Accountability.
  • Finding ways to work better together.
  • Reward and recognize.
  • It takes hard work to ensure everyone on the team is on the same page. Take a honest look at your team – are you giving them all the skills and resources in order to achieve success?

    From Maureen Moriarty via the Seattle Post-Intelligencer.

    Leave a Reply

    Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

    You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

    Google photo

    You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

    Twitter picture

    You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

    Facebook photo

    You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

    Connecting to %s