The Framework …


Here’s the primary structure from which The Secret of Teams by Mark Miller begins a journey which will teach you more about people and teams than a graduate course at any university.

A team …

“… a small group of people working together toward a common goal … characterized by trust and mutual accountability .. . achieve more together than they could working as individuals.”

A high-performance team …

“… results far exceeded what would be expected… enabled leaders to increase effectiveness … fostered significant growth among individual team members.”

The secret of high-performance teams …

High performance teams focus on three critical factors …

Talent … “… people who are a good fit …”

Skills … “… set of behaviors that can be taught and learned.”

Community … “ … a place where people know each other deeply, serve each other willingly, and care for one another genuinely.”

I could elaborate on this excellent consideration of teams and how they work well, but I believe that the author’s words are more powerful than any I could add.

Reflecting on what this all means for my leadership of teams in the Heartland ….


Mark Miller, well known business leader, best-selling author, and communicator, is excited about sharing The Secret of Teams: What Great Teams Know and Do with those who are ready to grow. You can find it on Amazon and in bookstores everywhere.

Disclaimer: I was given a copy of this book for review.   Since I could easily justify the cost of buying at least one, if not several copies, I  am ahead of the game.  If you buy the book, you will be too … promise.

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