Visionary leaders will always capture the imagination. After all, it's a natural human inclination to put a face on success. But the truth is that business is a team sport. And although their images may be the ones that grace magazine covers, for every Steve Jobs or Walt Disney there are countless teams throughout their respective organisations working cooperatively to achieve company goals.
That said, not all teams provide the same value to their businesses. Certain exceptional work groups stand out above their peers, pushing the envelope and bringing in far greater returns. These high-performance teams use their specialised expertise and unwavering focus to consistently achieve outstanding results. But building high-performance teams isn't as simple as finding and uniting top talent under a single set of objectives; it demands a strategic approach to team development and an understanding of what exactly makes these groups so special.