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Teamwork, team member, teammate, member of team questions.

In my work with teams over the years, I have used a lot of questions to provoke discussion. But nothing is more powerful than having members of teams look inward and question their true contribution to the team, their potential contribution and their level of commitment. We spend a lot of time looking to the leader […] Read More

Who? Blame The Team for Poor Teamwork.

8 Questions Every Great Teammate Must Ask (Below) If someone asked you whose responsible for teamwork, what would you say? Most would point to the one at the head of the table - the leader. While that is an acceptable answer, it is only part of the answer. While it is true that leaders have […] Read More

3 Things Leaders Can do To Improve Teamwork and Prevent The Prisoner Dilemma

Years ago I played a teamwork mind game called the "Prisoner's Dilemma." Maybe you have heard of it? Two criminals - who are co-conspirators - are locked away in two solitary cells. Neither can communicate with the other. Both prisoners are interrogated by officials. Both are offered the same deal - if you stay silent you […] Read More

Team Member Hiring. Hire the best teammates.

Great teams are made up of people who passionately care about the team. Nothing new, right? But I also believe that those who passionately care about the team also passionately care about each other as well. The antithesis of teamwork is a group of individuals who don't get along, people who are only in it […] Read More

Members of Team Do This Instead – Thumbs Up

Teamwork is hard to achieve. It requires members of the team, including the leader, to be as positive as they can be about relationships, goals and outcomes. And when team members and leaders have to look at things critically they must do so with the spirit of trying to fix the problem, not just whine […] Read More