The Four Elements of An Effective Team

The old acronym for TEAM is T- Together E- Everyone A- Achieves M- More While I agree with the sentiment – it is only true if the team learns to work together. I have been part of teams in business, sports, community efforts as well as church and service projects. Some have been effective and some haven’t. So what makes a team effective? There are Four Elements of An Effective Team. It is the acronym GRIP – (Too many acronyms – I know 🙂 Grip stands for: G- Goals R- Roles I- Interpersonal Relationships P- Processes and Procedures G – Goals bring the team together and give a common objective. When the team all buys into the goal, they are unified in purpose and it creates synergy. R – Roles need to be clearly defined so that everyone knows what to do and what others are doing. Roles make sure
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What Are You Committed To?

When you really decide it means you cut off all other options. It means you make a commitment that is unwavering to get things done. When you commit at that level, I have watched as miracles have happened. Whether it be in business, athletics, marriage, as parents, or with health issues, I believe that when you commit fully, providence begins to kick in. William Hutchinson Murray said, “Concerning all acts of initiative and creation, there is but one elementary truth … that the moment one definitely commits oneself, then providence moves too. A whole stream of events issues from the decision, raising in one’s favor all manner of unforeseen incidents, meetings and material assistance, which no man could have dreamt would have come his way.” What are you committed to? Commitment requires more than a simple decision. It is final and absolute. Deborah Brown described the 7 Characteristics of Committed
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