Links to six articles on leadership and teams that were published in September 2010.
Your first job as a leader is to help the team envision their goal. That means giving them a detailed, focused picture of what they should achieve.
A list of 29 benefits from working together in teams.
If your team has only one highest-priority request to work on, you’re lucky. More than likely you and your team have multiple top priority goals begging for your attention.
If you make all your goals timely, by giving them a deadline, you can use those deadlines to decide which goal your team should work on right now.
Quick intro: this is one in a series about SMART goals. Imagine a Vice President gives your team a new goal at work: “increase sales of our products.” The team jumps right in, and starts brainstorming new sales promotions. A few months later, after lots of incredible teamwork, sales are up 15% over last year. …
A team is: A group of people who work together to accomplish a shared goal. A small number of people with complementary skills who are committed to a common purpose, performance goals, and approach for which they are mutually accountable. From The Wisdom of Teams: Creating the High-Performance Organization. Any group of people organized to …