Building The Dream Team

September 1, 2015 Jeffrey Hayzlett

Imagine you’re a basketball coach, coaching your team during the biggest game of the year. You’ve trained your team throughout the year, drilling into them the various plays and passes, both offense and defense. It’s coming down to the last minute, score is tied, and suddenly the stars align. Your team is in the perfect position – your point guard sees your power guard wide open, passes the ball, shoots, the crowd goes silent and you hear the perfect swoosh as the ball sinks in.

As a manager, this is what you train your team all year to do. To move with precision effort, instinctively knowing even what your teammate’s head nod means. But to build a team like that takes time, and some of the players come and go. It’s critical that, as a manager, you know when to hire and fire.

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