6 ways to create a highly successful and efficient team

Don’t dream about success, but act to be successful!   

Without having the right people selected for the right job and responsibility, you’ll never find the energy, drive or knowledge to delight your customer. A statement that resonates with me, in particular, is: “Work together and allow a team to excel.”

A well-performing team is critical and must ask itself, ‘How can we differentiate from the competition?” A great team does this on a daily basis, and doesn’t merely dream of having success, but acts to be successful, and applies this success to create disruptive solutions.  

Easy? … absolutely not. It takes time, experience and much energy and effort. Every team needs a leader pointing them in the right direction. A hands-on person with positive thinking and persistent action, who can inspire, energize, decide and listen, and who allows the team members to be creative and make a difference. Every problem or challenge presents an opportunity to improve. 

With almost 25 years of management experience, I’ve learned many a lesson from difficult situations and challenges. To turn these experiences into learning experiences, I use this knowledge to help build a strong team. To me, 6 criteria are essential:

These principles certainly will help you to create a high-performing team and if done at all echelons, you will have a very strong foundation to exceed your customer’s expectations. By practicing these principles, BDP has been able to position ourselves as a leader in growth, innovation, talent, and core values within the logistics industry.