So much of what an organization tries to accomplish involves teams. Yet, I’ve witnessed CEOs who spend no more than 30 seconds to throw together a ragtag team to solve really important problems. It almost always ends up as a complete waste of time. If you want high performing teams, then you have to do some heavy lifting before launching a team.
While high performing teams typically overcome their fair share of adversity and challenges, they often share the following four attributes of: a meaningful mission, the right people, the necessary resources, and an empowering environment. Do any postmortem on failed projects and the team was missing one or more of these necessary conditions of high performing teams.
To get you going on assembling and launching a high performing team, download the free and editable Project Team Charter PowerPoint Worksheet.