Clarity for Team Effectiveness

The greatest barriers for team effectiveness are conflict, confusion and uncertainty.  The objective is clarity. Therefore as leaders it is important from time to time to communicate and get input from the team on these potential barriers.  Here are some questions that our CornerStone coaches like leaders to ask for input and discussion at team meetings:

What is The Main Thing?

How do we consistently deliver The Main Thing and do you know your role and responsibility?

Why does our team exist?

What are the strengths of our team?

What are the greatest areas of team growth and development? (Team goals)

What is causing conflict or confusion?

Is there anything we can eliminate or change to improve productivity and efficiency?

What are the barriers to performance?

The leaders role is to eliminate conflict and confusion and remove barriers to performance and gain clarity. Make a commitment to leverage team strengths and turn team growth opportunities into team goals for the coming year. Use team meetings to ask these questions, get input and overcome the barriers with the help of your team as group problem solving sessions. This will increase ownership from your team to make the necessary changes and eliminate barriers…you’ll be glad you did.

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