Every team has the potential to perform at high levels. Every team is stronger than any one individual. Likewise, every team is subject to the force of team entropy.
The key difference lies in a team’s ability to resist the force of entropy. Some do it naturally and some do it intentionally. Either way, for a team to excel, entropy must be resisted.
High performing teams have the following entropy resisting features in common:
- Efficient movement through the four phases of problem-solving.
- A team culture built on trust.
- Passion for creativity outweighs fear of conflict.
- A shared vision.
Dig deeper on this topic in episode 80 of the Mafost Mashup.