Successful Teams Do These Things, According to Google

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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.

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