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What Are Unique Ability® Teams?


The best kinds of teams are the ones where everyone is doing what they love to do and do best. These are what we call Unique Ability Teams.

Unique Ability Teams give people the space to focus on their strengths and the room to put their energy into the areas they’re most passionate about. As a result, they experience unmatched synergy, and working toward goals becomes effortless and exciting.

So why doesn’t every team operate this way?

Unique Ability® comes first.

Like any major changes we make in life, constructing a Unique Ability Team starts with a change in mindset.

It requires you and everyone on your team to be in touch with your own, personal Unique Ability and to have roles designed around it. Unique Ability is you at your best. It’s how you create your best results and what people count on you for.

Living a life dedicated to your Unique Ability isn’t the norm; most of us, especially in school, were encouraged to work on our weaknesses instead of enhancing our strengths. Many businesses, as a result, aren’t intentional about honoring people’s skills and talents. It takes a shift in mental energy and a step away from conventional models to harness this.

Then comes Unique Ability® Teamwork.

Developing a Unique Ability Team requires a mindset revolution. It demands that, as a team, you recognize that you all have your own Unique Ability and growing your business exponentially means zeroing in on this.

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One person operating in their Unique Ability can accomplish more than several who are not. Someone who is passionate about something can complete a job faster and to a much higher skill level than multiple people working on the same task who lack that passion.

This applies to all projects and activities. Entrepreneurs focused on their Unique Ability, even for a fraction of their time, can grow results exponentially. The same goes for team members. Envision what an entire group working only in their areas of unique skill are capable of achieving.

Once you have the mindset, it’s a matter of implementing the actions and practices to make this a reality.

Why it’s worth doing things differently.

Once you experience Unique Ability Teamwork, you’ll never want to go back; it’s a dynamic that simultaneously multiplies freedom and results for everyone involved. Here are some more benefits you can expect:

  1. Better results.
    When team members are engaged and making their greatest contributions, it translates into a higher quality of service or product as well as increased productivity and profitability. You’ll notice an increase in results almost immediately.
  2. Self-Managing Company®.
    You’ll find there is very little management required when you encourage this type of work life because everyone is connected to the final result. This is an excellent way to ensure your team is aligned with your company goals and values.
  3. More time.
    When your team has more autonomy over the activities and projects they’d like to be involved in, it will free up your time. The tasks you don’t like doing and that drain you will be picked up by team members who actually enjoy doing them.

Making the commitment to a Unique Ability organization gives you the potential to accomplish 10x results. It may require some courage to take the leap, but the results will be worth it.

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