How to Build a Self-Sufficient Team

Do you want to know how to create a self-sufficient team?

There are a couple of things that prevent people from building a good team. Everybody can get busy and overwhelmed and one of the easiest things that you can do to help that situation is by adding more people to your team. Two of the biggest complaints that I’ve been hearing about acquiring more staff or outsourcing is that it can be expensive and it takes too much time to communicate and manage new employees.

If you build the right team that problem won’t exist. There are two things that you can do to build a self sufficient team.

#1: Build a team that can debrief and self correct

If you teach your team how to debrief and self correct, then they won’t be coming to you for all the answers to their problems. They will be able to do that completely on their own.

#2: Give your team an element of ownership and responsibility

If you can give them the gift of being able to take ownership and responsibility, then they will be light years ahead of anybody else that you have on your team

Using a simple debriefing process can help create your self-sufficient team by asking them these three questions:

  • What worked?
  • What didn’t work?
  • What did you learn?

If you use this debriefing process during meetings or when they have a problem, they will start to take ownership and responsibility. Your employees will become productive and self-sufficient members of your team.

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