In 2010, millions of people throughout the world were captivated by the extraordinary teamwork demonstrated in the successful rescue of thirty three Chilean miners.
This program holds many lessons for teams everywhere. While few teams may address actual life and death matters, the key to their success lies, just as it did with the mine rescue, in three essential elements.
1. A clearly defined common goal that unites and inspires participants
2. Appropriate skills and resources applied to project needs, along with a diversity of thinking to get the job done
3. The ability to respond to the unexpected and turn disaster into triumph