“Give a good idea to a mediocre team, and they’ll find a way to screw it up. Give a mediocre idea to a good team, and they’ll find a way to make it better. The goal needs to be to get the team right, get them moving in the right direction, and get them to see where they are making mistakes and where they are succeeding.”
The book examines what differentiates high-performing teams from average ones and also offers a practical guide to building a cohesive, innovative culture.
1. As a leader, oen of the most important things you can do is to build a sense of belonging that gives a form of identity to your team.
2. High-performing teams embrace vulnerability: it is about admitting we don’t know all the answers and that someone else can help to reach our goal.
3. High-performing teams have a strong sense of purpose, which creates shared goals and a sense of camaraderie.
READ IF: You are a leader who wants to build a high-performing team.