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SuperTeams: Using the Principles of RESPECT™ to Unleash Explosive Business Performance by Clinton Wingrove, Paul Marciano

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CHAPTER 14 Building a SuperTeam

I think the players win the championship, and the organization has something to do with it, don’t get me wrong. But don’t try to put the organization above the players.

—Michael Jordan

Overview

Determine the goals, select a leader, pick a team of people with the needed skills, equip them with the resources and tools they need, put processes in place to plan and manage the work, and communicate well … That’s it!

What could go wrong with that?

In any type of team, the answer is, “Lots and lots and lots of things can go wrong … and usually do!”

In this chapter, we explore specifically what differentiates SuperTeam players and how to select them.

SUPERSTARTER QUESTIONS

Think of teams to which you belong now or to which ...

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