Trust one another – When team members are genuinely transparent and honest with one another, they are able to build vulnerability-based trust.
Engage in Conflict Around Ideas – When there is trust, team members are able to engage in unfiltered, constructive debate of ideas.
Commit to Decisions – When team members are able to offer opinions and debate ideas, they will be more likely to commit to decisions.
Hold One Another Accountable – When everyone is committed to a clear plan of action, they will be more willing to hold one another accountable.
Focus on Achieving Collective Results – The ultimate goal of building greater trust, conflict, commitment, and accountability is one thing: the achievement of results.
A productive, high- functioning team:
Makes better, faster decisions.
Taps into the skills and opinions of all members.
Avoids wasting time and energy on politics, confusion, and destructive conflict.
Avoids wasting time talking about the wrong issues and revisiting.the same topics over and over again because of a lack of buy-in.
Creates a competitive advantage.
Is more fun to be on!