Reviewing the Past
A time machine comes in handy when you want to review team performance. You don’t have to rely on your memory, view a videotape, or analyze memos written by your teammates. You can simply travel back in time, go to where your team was, and watch yourselves at work. In its next adventure, this is exactly what Team Fantastic does: It goes back in time and watches itself in action.
First it travels back to the jungle and observes from the bushes. As you watch yourselves roam the terrain, one team member whispers, “I like how we were so focused, so committed to surviving as a team.” Another member adds, “I like how we all put our skills to good use.” A third person whispers, “Look at how we all huddled for a moment to ...