I have been reviewing my leadership file and wanted to add this reminder to the conversation of team development. it has been a while since I reviewed this timeless work by Patrick Lencioni.
Teams that lack trust are incapable of engaging in unfiltered and
passionate debate of ideas. Instead resorting to veiled discussion and
5 Functions of a Successful Team
1. They trust one another
2. They engage in unfiltered conflict around ideas.*
3. They commit to discussions and plans of action.
4. They hold one another accountable for delivering against those plans.
5. They focus on the achievement of collecting results.
(* Acknowledge/understand conflict is NOT bad)