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Respect for Authority

Dan Pierce/ July 24, 2017/ Teambuilding/ 0 comments

There are many attributes of a great teammate but I think respect for authority may be one of the most important. I have been on some great teams and they all had something in common. They all had a strong leadership culture that understood that a high respect for authority was a non-negotiable for a teammate. This

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Shared Authority

Dan Pierce/ June 15, 2017/ Teambuilding/ 0 comments

Every team member has some authority within their given area of responsibility. This means they are responsible for coming up with solutions to the challenges specific to their area. Those solutions should be communicated to other teammates to see if there are any potential conflicts because the movement of one will inevitably affect the others. They have

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The Flexible Authority

Dan Pierce/ April 4, 2015/ Teambuilding/ 0 comments

Team leaders are faced with the need to be both sentimental and clinical in their thinking. I can’t think of a situation when only one way of thinking will work all the time, so a measure of flexibility of mind is necessary to lead a team effectively. Sentiment allows us to be emotionally invested in people. It

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