How do you build your Team?
Last week, I shared part 1 of my how to build a great team series. This week, I continue my TTEAMM acronym and give you the second three crucial aspects of a perfect squad. While we all want to win and be successful, sometimes we overlook the key aspects of building a successful group of people. Here are a few more tips to focus on when searching for perfection. Enjoy.
- As you may have heard, attitudes are contagious. We must find people for our team with an attitudes that match the overall goals of the group. If someone has a poor attitude, it can infect the group as a whole. How can they handle good and bad situations that arise? Make sure your team is filled with positive attitudes that stop at nothing until the job is done.
- What is your teams’ why? Find people who will be able to align with the goals and values of the whole. Be very clear and carve out roles for each individual. This will help establish boundaries as well as optimize the efficiency while attempting to accomplish certain tasks. What is your why?
- Mental toughness. Having team members who don’t get too high or too low is crucial to your success. Being mentally tough takes more than just being thick-skinned. Your team must learn to deal with adversity and success alike. Do you have what it takes?
Did You Know? Coach Jim Johnson’s former boys basketball team at Greece Athena High School in Rochester, NY is currently 15-2, lead by his former assistant coach.
Life Tip #66: You can’t live a perfect day without doing something nice for someone who can’t pay you back.