Want to find an ideal team player? Patrick Lencioni, author of The Five Dysfunctions of a Team and The Ideal Team Player, suggests a three-trait cluster to be on the lookout for (Tweet it!) . In a Forbes interview he says a great team player is:
What makes humble, hungry, and smart people powerful and unique “is not the individual attributes themselves, but rather the required combination of the three,” Lencioni explained.
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