(part 2 of 2)
You’re a star performer. The other members of your team aren’t. What do you do? Last time we looked at a few things that don’t work — whether you’re the best basketball player in the world, a popular and accomplished baseball player, or an all-star technical writer on a team that isn’t getting the job done.
Now here are some things that do work.
What does work: Have faith in the team
Remember: while you might think you’re the only star on the team, the team members probably don’t share your view.
Here’s something else to remember: no one on your team is trying to fail. Nor are they incompetents, unable to do the job.
Somebody hired them, thinking they had the necessary skills. Surely, then, you won’t need to look very hard to see the qualities that can turn your teammates into capable performers, even if they’re struggling with the current project.
So try a dose of humility. Continue reading