Does Your Business Need a Team or a Working Group?

Something that is surprisingly difficult in business is having a true functioning team. In his book The Advantage, Patrick Lencioni articulates four disciplines that are necessary to achieve organizational health. Discipline 1 is to build a cohesive leadership team. He poses the question of whether a group of leaders is a “team” or a “working group.”

You may ask, what’s the difference?

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Leverage your strengths?

leverage your strengths

Leverage Your StrengthsIn the world of EOS, we often talk about “elevating to our unique ability” and delegating the rest. Dan Sullivan writes in his book, How The Best Get Better, “Focusing on one’s weaknesses leads to a constant struggle with oneself throughout life–accompanied by a sense of deficiency, failure, and guilt….The best entrepreneurs in the world have discovered that the key to success is to focus totally on their Unique Ability and to delegate everything else.”

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