This is fascinating!
If your team show isn’t getting better, maybe this can help.
There’s a rhythm to great collaboration. I’ve been a part of it. I’ve seen it working. But I can’t always quantify how it happens.
It’s about knowing your ‘instrument’ — your role — and how it fits into the ‘song,’ the finished product.
Your part may not get the most attention, but great collaboration means your part makes the finished product better than it would have been, even while it stays in the background.
In the end, it comes down to talent.
Are you being honest with yourself about the level of talent in the room?
Are they being honest with themselves, and each other?
ps. Thanks to Edward Boches for making me aware of this video. He’s worth reading every day.