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Successful Teams Do These Things, According to Google

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patrick baslar
September 20, 2018

It's no secret that being a team player is HUGE for start-up success. But what are the key skills you need to make that happen? Google spent years studying the best workplace teams, and the simple answer is this: good teams run on trust. These 8 qualities are how you can make that happen:

 

1. Listen carefully.
2. Show empathy.
3. Ask questions.
4. Encourage others to ask questions.
5. Empower your team.
6. Be a coach, not a problem solver.
7. Commend sincerely and specifically.
8. Make critical feedback constructive.