Sunday, June 10, 2012


There are many reasons that teams function successfully and there are many academic studies to identify the characteristics that make a good team or team player.

You could identify people with the right characteristics and ethics etc and put them together and may be if would work for a while.

What teams really require are leadership from behind not out front. A great leader is one that encourages  and allows others to succeed.

In fact a leader has to be a gardener! Identify what will make the team grow and flourish and provide as much of that as is needed before the team starts manufacturing its own nutrients and conditions to grow.

For another view of teams read this


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