Team in Name Only? Or Real Team

  • Unclear purpose, unclear agenda
  • Individual egos, goals, and silos first
  • Fear of debate, how others will react
  • Meetings are a distraction from “real work”
  • Avoid your peers
  • Rely on leader to integrate, accountability

Real Team

  • Focused and compelling purpose, meaningful agenda
  • Team goals and overall results first
  • Openly engage in debate, especially when opinions differ
  • Team meetings represent vital work
  • Seek your peers’ input and assistance
  • Members integrate themselves, peer-to-peer accountability

*Modified from Senior Leadership Teams

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