How to Build a Super Performing Team — Part 1

Paul Adam Mudd
Feb 28, 2017 · 3 min read
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  • Goals: Is the Team clear about what it exists to do? Have all been asked and are they able to answer the ‘2 Fundamental Questions’ test — i.e. ‘What are we here to do’ & ‘What will enable us to do it better’? And is there clear and open communication?
  • Roles: Does each team member know who does what and why? If responsibilities are not clearly defined there is a very real danger of a vacuum being created to fill a perceived void with the attendant risk that everyone starts looking in different directions with no common purpose and using any excess energy to brief against each other;
  • Processes: Do team members understand how they should work together? What is fundamental and required to ensure this happens? Is there mutual support and respect? And again has the common purpose been shared?
  • Relationships: If goals, roles & processes have not been clearly defined and communicated, the vacuum then created can generate defensive patterns of behaviour, competition between team members and general dysfunction.

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