5 essential ingredients for high performing teams that feel great to work in!
I’ve worked on lots of projects with lots of teams for over 25 years, so have plenty of first-hand experience of the good, the bad and the ugly when it comes to team dynamics and the knock-on effects on team performance and project success.
There are quite a few models that cover the core conditions for high performing teams. There are similarities across all of them, they all resonate with my own experience in one way or another and all of them would prevent team dysfunction and the problems that causes.
Given that none of the models I looked at covered things exactly as I saw them though, I decided to create my own list.
And just as I did, I'm sure you will see similarities between my list and probably any other team model that exists.
Team performance issues can arise due to a problem in any one of these 5 areas. Team coaching is a really effective way of establishing these 5 essential ingredients, and for ironing out any problems that emerge through the life of the team.
So here are my