With all the noise around strategies, growth, development, funding, and about a billion other things, it’s easy to lose the motivation behind what you do. I wanted to share the philosophies I’ve come to appreciate over the course of my professional career. The business climate is changing fast, and the companies who embrace the human element are positioned to ride this progressive wave.
Trust is the foundation of real teamwork. And so the first dysfunction is a failure on the part of team members to understand and open up to one another. And if that sounds touchy-feely, let me explain, because there is nothing soft about it. It is an absolutely critical part of building a team. In fact, it’s probably the most critical.
Money is only a tool. It will take you wherever you wish, but it will not replace you as the driver.