Thriving Teams - this was the topic of our recent quarterly workshop.
A very timely topic given the incredible success of Team NZ in the
I take my hat off to the leadership of that team. A team
comprising the full alphabet of generations - Baby Boomers, Gen X and Gen Y has
been molded into a focused, performing team.
There is probably no secret formula, just a huge amount of determination,
planning, action and reviewing of plans, along with all the usual clear goals,
mutual respect, training and coaching.
The thing that sticks in my mind most of all about this team is the
eagerness to learn. Learn from mistakes, from the observations of coaches
and from their own self-analysis. They have learnt to be fast
Some good lessons here for all of us who are part of a team.