Using footage from the film The Wizard of Oz as a metaphor, Blanchard teaches six keys to successful teamwork. He shows that Dorothy becomes a team leader that any modern-day organization would value. She begins with a clear objective, builds a team of diverse individuals to pursue a goal that will benefit all, delegates tasks and gives team members courage to creatively take risks. They establish mutual trust and empower themselves to support one another while mounting a dangerous mission. They achieve their team goal and grow as individuals.
Key Learning Points
- The importance of working toward a clear goal
- The value of diversity and adversity
- How small successes reinforce commitment and more