If your finding it difficult to pull your team together, you'll be in good company. Although most people aspire to teams and know all the phrases:
"The whole is greater than the sum of it’s parts"
"Alone we can do so little; together we can do so much"
"Teamwork makes the dream work"
"None of us is as smart as all of us"
The truth is that there is no magic formula for pulling a group of individuals together to create an high performance team. There are however some essential basics that really need to be in place to create some kind of chance in the first place.
If you are trying to pull a team together, ask yourself the below questions:
If the answer to the above five questions is "yes", then your on the right lines. If not, focus on getting these things lined up and see what the result is.