How to Build a High-Performing Team- despite a stack-ranked performance management system post image

Bell curves bring out the worst in your best. Rewarding individual performance drives individual behavior. Yet most performance management systems do just that.

Of course unless you’re running HR, you’re can’t change the system, but you can build great teams within it.

In this video I share 6 ways to encourage true teamwork and collaboration.

Lead past the curve to greatness.


If you’re looking to take your team to the next level, I’d love to give you a demo or my online course, Results that Last, just send me an email at

Your turn. How do you encourage teamwork in a stack ranked world?
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Karin Hurt
Karin Hurt
Karin Hurt, is CEO of Let’s Grow Leaders and a former Verizon Wireless executive. Karin was named on Inc.’s list of 100 Great Leadership Speakers for Your Next Conference, the American Management Association List of 50 Leaders to Watch, and as a Trust Across America Top Thought Leader in Trust. She’s the award-winning author of two books, Winning Well: A Manager’s Guide to Getting Results— Without Losing Your Soul, and Overcoming an Imperfect Boss. She’s regularly featured in business publications including Fast Company, Entrepreneur, and Inc.

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Terri Klass   |   11 November 2015   |   Reply

Fantastic video, Karin, with six excellent points on building high performing teams!

At the hub of all successful teams is trust and without it teams never reach their best outcomes. All of your points will most definitely lead to a trusting work world.

I also love your presentation! Way to go!

Karin Hurt   |   16 November 2015   |   Reply

Thanks so much. I agree with you, trust must be at the foundation. Thanks for all you do to build trusting teams.

LaRae Quy   |   11 November 2015   |   Reply

Love your video, Karin!

And I love the points you make…trust is key to building strong and effective teams. You provide some amazing tips!

Karin Hurt   |   16 November 2015   |   Reply

Thanks so much, LaRae. Thank you for all you do to build trust.