Psychological safety : team members feel safe to take risks and to be vulnerable in front of each other. Dependability : Team members get things done on time. Structure and Clarity : team members have clear roles, plans and goals. Meaning : work is personally important to team members. Impact : team members think their work matters and creates change.
Google's surprising discovery about effective teams
Your team members need to know that they are part of a larger purpose. They need to know that whatever task they're doing ties into the larger company goals. They need to know that their work matters. If you believe that a motivated and happy employee is a better employee, then take the time to explain to them why you are asking them to do something, rather than just asking them to do something.
The Seven Golden Rules for Collaborating with Great People
Build trust in your team by constantly reminding them how dependable you are. You can do this by being the first one to respond in threads, providing your feedback, leading initiatives, and not just delivering your work on time, but delivering it early.