The leader of a large organization lamented to me, “my team is about as close to a group of independent contractors as you can get.”
Keep in mind that these are all people at the top of their craft.
She went on: “It’s like they’re all first chairs in the orchestra, but they can’t carry a tune together.”
We've conducted many postmortems on failed change initiatives. To be successful, there is one critical first step for every change leader to take. To initiate any change leadership initiative you should first build a high performance team. Watch the video.
What sets a high performing team apart from other kinds of groups is powerful intention and specific behaviors. This blog presents the eight attributes of high performing teams that you can apply with your team.