We all wait for a genius like Mozart or Einstein to show up and change civilization. Jim and Michele discuss how to create a genius by aggregating the intelligence of a team.
Witness the investigate protocol in action. Jim investigates Michele about how she feels about step parenting.
How to learn anything from others without driving them nuts. A protocol called Investigate is described.
Rewarding employees who show the best behaviours is infinitely better than rewarding all employees equally.
Jim and Michele talk about rewarding employees… Focusing on morale never actually improves morale and wastes time.
Jim and Michele talk about the evolution of the core and how they have taken their ideas and had them perfected by others over the past decade.
People make lots of mistakes, but the key is not to do something you know is dumb on purpose. If you do something or see something dumb, it is your responsibility to stop this waste.
Discussion usually costs a lot of team energy but doesn’t move the team toward solving the problem. Precious time and energy are expended in discussions which could be funneled towards action.
Unanimous team decisions are the best way to get results. Michele and Jim discuss how it is possible to retain one’s identity while still getting a team to act with a single voice.
Jim and Michele discuss what it means to actually have a team vs. theoretically having a team. They discuss the hypocrisy endemic to all things team and the difficulties of being a boss on your...