As we all know, great teams do not just happen, they are built from the ground up. As Jim Collins writes in his bestselling book Good to Great, you first need to get the right people on the bus and then get them into the right seats. But once you achieve this, your job at forming them into a high performance team is far from over. Use this simple model to guide you in the formation of your team whether you are a new team or one that has been together for quite some time.
Climbing any big mountain always includes many unknowns. The team dynamics, the weather, the snow conditions and even the local culture, political climate and economy come into play. This is the excitement of exploration and adventure.