Team development is an ongoing process which requires focus and action. The classic definition of a team, is a group of people working together for a common goal. I am consistently surprised when I hear managers rave about their “teams” but in further exploration, they are raving about individual contributors. Meaning, they have highly experienced individuals who are doing a great job and working well together. Which is fantastic! However, this does not necessarily mean they are operating interdependently, with synergy and accountability to one another. Check out 4 ways to foster team development.