Simon Hartley, Founder of Be World Class.
Most people recognise that having a compelling common purpose is fundamental to the success of a team. In fact, there are a growing number of leaders and coaches who would argue that task cohesion (or goal cohesion) is far more important than social cohesion in a team’s success.
British Cycling’s Performance Director, Dave Brailsford told the BBC recently,
"I don't spend a nanosecond worrying whether they [Bradley Wiggins and Chris Froome] get on,"