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The Secret of Teams by Mark Miller

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The Big Idea

The team was eagerly anticipating its next meeting. Each member had ideas to share, based on his or her experiences “studying the best.” When they assembled, they started, as was their custom, with a time of connecting and catching up.

Bob decided Steve deserved to be scolded a bit. “You would have enjoyed the restaurant visit, Steve. Lots of free food. And it was really good, too.”

“Um …,” Steve began. “I overslept. When I got to the office, I saw you had already left. And I forgot where the meeting was. So I just stayed here and worked on some … um … stuff.”

Debbie thought, I really do need to talk to him about his attitude. But I don’t want to do it in front of the team. I’ve got to make that a priority after this meeting. She ...

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