Choose the Right People for a Successful Team

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A team, like a ship, needs the right balance to reach its destination. When you're recruiting people to work toward a common goal, pick the right variety of styles:


Look for people who are results-oriented. They like to solve problems, explore opportunities, and implement processes.

Intelligence Gatherers

These are folks who excel at asking questions, collecting data, and generating creative ideas.


You want people who are skilled at defining problems, who know what has succeeded and failed in the past (and why), and who can set criteria to evaluate your progress and results.4. Leaders. You can not do it all yourself. Enlist people who understand priorities. They should be able to evaluate the information your efforts produce, and make decisions based on the right data.