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The Ideal Team Player by Patrick M. Lencioni

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Getting Messy

Jeff took a detour on his way to work in the morning, stopping by the Oak Ridge building site to check in with Bobby and his crew. When he pulled up to the trailer, he didn't see Bobby's car.

“He left five minutes ago,” someone standing outside the VB trailer explained.

Jeff decided to spend some time walking the site, greeting as many workers as he could find, just to get a better sense of who they were. It certainly wasn't the first time since joining the company that he had been to a work site; he had made a habit of going into the field a few times every week. But he had never been to Oak Ridge, mostly because it was almost complete and provided few learning opportunities compared to the earlier-stage projects. But Jeff was ...

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