5 Keys Google Learned On Effective Team Building

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These five keys were then used to bring a group to be highly productive when tackling a project.

Psychological Safety

“Safety doesn’t happen by accident.” — Anonymous

This is the notion that when people go to work, they want to feel safe emotionally.


“Ability is important in our quest for success, but dependability is crucial.” — Zig Ziglar

The idea that we can depend on others to deliver on time high quality work.

Structure & Clarity

“Clarity affords focus.” — Thomas Leonard

Does the group and company have clear goals, roles, and action plans in place to get everything done?

Meaning of The Work

“Words mean more than what is set down on paper. It takes the human voice to infuse them with deeper meaning.” — Maya Angelou

People can associate a why with the work that they are doing.

Impact Of The Work

“Deprived of meaningful work, men and women lose their reason for existence.” — Fyodor Dostoyevsky

The belief that the work that we are doing is making a difference, that it has a purpose and matters.

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