The Four Components of High Performing Teams

The Four Components of High Performing Teams

Do you have a great team & a great mission but don't understand why the pace of delivery is so slow? Architecture & tech stack is only one part of the story.

I believe high performing teams need four things to be effective:

Mastery - The skills & knowledge needed to do a great job, and a clear path to get to the next level.
Autonomy - The space to figure out their own solution to a problem & how they want to work
Purpose - A clear sense of direction, and the knowledge of how what they’re working on fits into the big picture & helps their team succeed.
Safety - A team that is afraid won’t take risks or experiment, a team that is afraid of finger-pointing won’t learn from mistakes.

In this talk I explain why those four things are key to teams being successful and give examples of how I’ve turned teams around by fixing the lack of one or more of them.

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Lisa van Gelder

August 23, 2019
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