TOP DOG: 7 TRAITS ALL HIGH-PERFORMING TEAM MEMBERS MUST HAVE.

Author:Mills, Alden
 
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Having led all kinds of different teams in the past 25 years, from sports and Navy SEALs to companies and charities, I have discovered seven traits that characterize unstoppable team-mates. These are the general traits required--the must-haves for powerful team dynamics--regardless of the team's circumstances or challenges.

  1. COMPETENCE. A curiosity to learn new skills and develop mastery of new subjects.

  2. PERSPECTIVE. Thoughtfulness about the way past experiences and challenges have shaped attitudes, beliefs and behaviors.

  3. COMMUNICATION. The ability and willingness to express ideas and emotions.

  4. DRIVE. A can-do spirit, strong work ethic and the hunger to succeed.

  5. HUMILITY. Inclusiveness, self-awareness and respect for others.

  6. FLEXIBILITY. An openness to new perspectives and...

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