Create interdependence: No one wins unless everyone wins. Period. This is the best way to get a team to function like, well, a team. It also fosters insights, flexibility, and resilience. Create shared metrics. Partner team members from different disciplines. Have members with similar skills swap tasks often, even in the middle of working on a deliverable. Share responsibilities, ideas, concerns and alternatives. If these principles make sense to you, you might want to give them a try. But I’d like to suggest you do so only on one condition: that all team members voluntarily want to adopt these principles. via Four simple principles for highly effective teams | LinkedIn.