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12 Keys to an Unstoppable Team

Most Failure is Avoidable

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{{expand}}Although I’m equipped to support my clients with sophisticated leadership and team effectiveness tools, the problems they face rarely require more than the most basic models and insights. Most teams continue to fail for entirely predictable and avoidable reasons, such as the failure to build trust, the inability to communicate effectively, the absence of clear, shared goals, and a lack of agreement on priorities that must drive the allocation of scarce time, budget and other resources. A memorable example of this is the story of a whale being tracked using a transmitter attached to it’s body. It disappeared from the radar immediately upon submerging because the device wasn’t waterproof! Common knowledge and common sense aren’t common practice. It’s the discipline to DO what we know that is lacking in so many individuals, teams and organizations.