Success in any organization today rests heavily upon how well we perform as a team. Most people accept that a champion team will beat a team of champions – but how do you create a champion team?
Team building can be applied to an old or new team, a temporary or permanent team, or even a team formed specifically to achieve one simple goal in a very short time frame. In every case the team needs to be built step-by-step to ensure that it performs to its highest potential.
This topic is presented in four sequential stages:
- Prepare – look for opportunities to improve the team.
- Test – look for changing expectations.
- Check – identify new approaches.
- Grow – follow through.