Draft your dream team

Jonathan Goldhill shares his team building principles.

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Having a set of principles for building teams is vitally important. Without them, you are sure to hire the wrong people far too often. I have developed a set of principles based on experience, knowledge and a little help from my friends.

I recently had the opportunity to test my principles for building teams with a very difficult partner who was a very successful executive coach. Even though he taught these principles to others, he did not live them and, consequently, had very high staff turnover.

So, if you want to build a high performing team, you must establish some ground rules.

Read the full story from our August issue here.

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