1. Best Practices #8 – Never Tell a Team Member What a Deadline is – Let Them Tell You

    Dictatorial styles are ineffective with knowledge workers and professionals. You must engage their minds, not their bodies to buy into the mission, short-term goals and their own objectives and deliverables. You must allow, or force, them to figure out the plan and all the moving parts. This forces them……Read More

  2. Best Practice #7 – Clearly Defined Roles and Responsibilities

    Ambiguity must be totally eliminated to form a high performance team. Everyone on the team must know what they are responsibile for, not responsible for and even in most cases what others will deliver and when. This requires a framework or system to be consistent and comprehensive. We are not talking……Read More

  3. Best Practice #3 – Require Open and Clear Communication

    High-performance teams must have high levels of communcaition and coordination. It is the leader's job to make sure this happens and remove all roadblocks to it. There are various techniques that should be used to validatecommunications are clear and flowing on all levels.…Read More