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Great Teams Need Glue To Hold Together

The two most significant indicators that a team can be great are its level of grit and the strength of its glue. HUMANeX measures two key components of great teams: the depth of their grit, and the strength of their glue. Grit measures how a team drives ahead, responding to adversity and constantly improving its performance. Glue measures how a group sticks together, how its members coalesce into an effective team, especially in tough times. Today I’m sharing the second of a two-part blog (part one can be read here) about these characteristics and how they can help as you build your Great Team.

Derek Fischer. David Ross. Daryl “Moose” Johnston. Shane Battier.

None of these athletes will ever make it to the Hall of Fame but they played a major role in sports as they helped great championship teams stick together.

Ross, a backup catcher who has been a below average hitter for most of his career, is such a valuable teammate and locker room guy that he has been the top free agent target for iconic baseball franchises like the Boston Red Sox and the Chicago Cubs.

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Don Yaeger is a Certified Speaking Professional (CSP), longtime Associate Editor for Sports Illustrated, 11-time New York Times best-selling author, leadership expert and executive coach.

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