The Soul of a Team | Book Review

“What separates the truly great teams from the mediocre ones?” asks Tony Dungy in The Soul of a Team. His answer is “four simple yet highly effective principles — selflessness, ownership, unity, and larger purpose.” The principles form a memorable acronym: S.O.U.L. Here’s how Dungy defines the principles: Selflessness: Putting individual needs aside for the good of the team. Ownership: Fulfilling your role by learning it thoroughly and by consistently giving 100 percent. Unity: Understanding and rallying around your team’s mission, philosophy, and culture through open communication and positive conflict resolution. Larger Purpose: Contributing to the wider community in a … Continue reading The Soul of a Team | Book Review