No one is perfect. Neither you are. As soon as you accept that as the ultimate truth, your life will get much better. There is another truth as well – you are not the smartest guy in the world (ok, to be more precise, chances that you are are 0.00000000013514 (1 / 7,400,000,000). Anyway, it’s not such a sad fact at all.
Thanks to all personal meetings, I realized that my team members share the same fears. That was the great starting point. However, the way they see our everyday activities was completely different. More importantly, they were not aligned around the same goal.
That was the moment when I started to discuss with them a difference between groups and teams.
At the very beginning of my new leadership experience, I tried to understand each team member and the current state of my team. There is a huge difference between a team and a group of individuals, so I had to understand where are my members.