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Teamwork Index

Prefer people that are team players that demonstrate character to talented individuals.

Prefer people that are team players that demonstrate character to talented individuals.

Some sport teams are more than th e sums of their parts and beat opposition with more talent. That is an indicator of purpose, process and platform of hardwork.

Engineer collision paths to improve communication across teams.

Common values with complimentary talents

Create teams of odd numbers for decision tie-breaks, no more than seven in a team.

Cycle members of teams at each six week project cycle to keep things fresh and ideas moving.

Balance

Characteristics of innovative teams.

  • Mindsets
  • Specific Knowledge vs General Experience
  • Youth vs Maturity
  • Extrovert vs Introvert
  • Optimism vs Realism

Rugby

Time working in close combination.

  • long-term cohesion: greater than two years
  • medium-term cohesion: less than two years
  • in-season cohesion: the highest weighting

Resources

If you invest heavily in a few “smart” people, you have a very small learning surface exposed: there is only so much even very bright people can learn at one time. Whereas when the entire team meets a certain standard for competence, there is a very large learning surface exposed and the team is able to absorb more information