An Episode of The Supermanagers Podcast from with Dan Greene


  • Provide context as much as possible.
  • Use your instincts based on your experience.
  • Take time to develop habits of collecting data to make the right decision.
  • Choose data or your instinct based on the scope of the problem you are trying to solve.

How do you build High-performing teams?

  • Reflect on previous situations.
  • Hire good people.
  • Train them and create a culture around training.
  • Learning and building a team culture around learning.

The decision is a collaborative process with the team.
High-performing teams are very connected to the team's culture.

How to hire, right?

  • Have clearly defined criteria.
  • Write down the questions you want to identify the candidate on.
  • Hire someone who fits on talent and culture more than high skills.
  • Have ongoing training, such as tests every year.
  • Debrief is an excellent way to learn, Like a football team watching a game video to understand what happened wrong.

Great vs. average people manager

Great managers they ...

  • Care deeply about people as individuals (1on1)
  • Put extra hours to support the people.
  • Celebrate their success.
  • Give them feedback.
  • Create the right vision and direction for them (include them in the process)
  • Take care and support them.

Hiring, Training, Learning: The 3 Elements of Building High-Performing Teams