Team Dynamics

In the last chapter of our Psychological Playbook , we addressed the founder’s personality. In this next chapter our focus is on the key elements for a healthy founding team.

According to data collected by CB Insights, one of the top three causes of startup failure is the wrong team. Indeed, understanding the significance of founding team dynamics and knowing how to distinguish between healthy and toxic team qualities is imperative for a startup’s success.

Following are what we consider to be the most important aspects of the founding team, as well as key indicators for their detection.