CHAPTER 11

Building a Transformative Team

by Nathan Furr, Kyle Nel, and Thomas Zoëga Ramsøy

An all-star team is making headway with a new initiative that could alter the future of the organization. Spirits are optimistic, and the team is successfully maneuvering through new, yet very promising, territory. Then, the results begin taking longer than anticipated to prove, and after too much time spent outside of their comfort zones, the team of high-achieving employees can’t seem to execute within the uncertain environment.

The team’s outlook shifts, and it becomes clear that the group will not be able to weather the storm of uncertainty needed to realize this new organizational opportunity.

How could such a capable team fail?

At the heart of many ...

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