Why Your Team is Screwed Up

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Jason went to the Seeds Conference a few weeks ago and brought some incredible insights from Partick Lencioni, author of Five Dysfunctions of a Team. Listen in!

  • Jeff Foxworthy – A Beaver bit my nipple off
  • Dysfunction #1: Absence of Trust
    • The fear of being vulnerable with team members prevents the building of trust within the team.
    • people don’t want us to be perfect, they want us to be human
  • Dysfunction #2: Fear of Conflict
    • The desire to preserve artificial harmony stifles the occurrence of productive ideological conflict.
  • Dysfunction #3: Lack of Commitment
    • The lack of clarity or buy-in prevents team members from making decisions they will stick to.
  • Dysfunction #4: Avoidance of Accountability
    • The need to avoid interpersonal discomfort prevents team members from holding one another accountable.
  • Dysfunction #5: Inattention to Results
    • The pursuit of individual goals and personal status erodes the focus on collective success.
Steve StoneWhy Your Team is Screwed Up

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