Brilliant Teams:
What to Know, Do & Say to Make a Brilliant Team


By Douglas Miller
Pearson / Prentice Hall
Distributed by Trans-Atlantic Publications Inc.
December 2008
ISBN: 9780273719144
191 Pages
$32.50 paper original


Being a brilliant team player or leader has never been so important. Team work is the driving force behind any organisation: get it right and the results can be dazzling, get it wrong and you're in for a rough ride. No matter what kind of team you're in or what role you play, Brilliant Teams gives you the core ingredients to make you and your team a truly brilliant one. You'll find out exactly what it takes to excel as a team player and leader, as well as common team traps to avoid. Based on years of successful work with teams, Brilliant Teams will ensure you and your team become a winning one.

Contents

Acknowledgements

Introduction

Part one:  How to be a brilliant team

Chapter 1:  It starts with YOU  

Chapter 2:  You and Your Relationships

Chapter 3:  What’s in a Brilliant Team

Chapter 4:  Teams and Leadership

Chapter 5:  Setting Team Goals

Chapter 6:  Team Meetings

Chapter 7:  The Ten Classic ‘Team Traps’

Part two:  Brilliant Team Types

Chapter 8:  Creative and Problem Solving Teams

Chapter 9:  Project Teams

Chapter 10:  Remote Teams

Conclusion

Bibliography

Author

Douglas Miller is leading speaker, writer and trainer in the field of personal development. as a writer he has had five books published by Pearson/Prentice Hall, BBC active and management Pocketbooks. He speaks widely both live and on the radio on a range of personal development issues (with a particular interest in creativity, positive attitude and stress). as a trainer he works in post conflict countries such as Haiti, Bosnia and kosovo for the United Nations and the oSCE as well as a variety of blue chip organisations in the Uk.Effective team working forms a core element in the learning programmes he runs around the world.



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