Don’t Let A Team Mentality Stifle You

Dartnell's Teamwork

If working in a team is quashing your creativity, here’s how to get your confidence back.

When you’re working with a team, you risk squelching great ideas if the group overrides individual’s thoughts. Some experts worry that using teams to make decisions regularly can be counterproductive, according to David H. Freeman in his article titled What’s Next: The Idiocy Of Crowds.

Freeman cites a 1972 study by Yale psychology researcher Irving Janis that shows groups can lead to an unfounded sense[…]


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