Updated: Apr 25, 2022
How do you build the perfect team? What does Saturday Night Live (SNL) and Google have in common?
Wait, how are those two entities in the same heading? SNL and Google are more similar then you think...
Google and SNL's fundamental belief is it's only when a team comes together that you actually get the best ideas out of each person.
Building the Best Teams 101
If you are looking to improve your companies team, focus on the following:
Team members are encouraged to be themselves
Everyone can speak their mind confidently
Create "psychological safety" to enable a natural cohesiveness in your teams (let them feel safe to take risks and be vulnerable)
Let's learn more about psychological safety (concept by Charles Duhigg... his book Smarter Faster Better: The Transformative Power of Real Productivity is a MUST READ!):