“There is an “I” in team”

I am sure we’ve all heard the phrase, “There’s no “I” in team”. I agree with the sentiment of that. I agree that a team cannot achieve excellence with ego. I agree a team working together can achieve much more than the work of a lone genius over the long haul. I get all that as I am sure you do. I guess I just want to bring this “team” thing back into balance a little and emphasize the importance a leader (the “I”) can have on a team. Continue reading