Greatest Hits 2022

Published: December 30, 2022

With over 300 posts since 2010, the Team Clock Institute ends 2022 with a curated “Greatest Hits” collection. Below are the most circulated blogs by category. Feel free to browse our archives at for the articles that resonate with your team.

Best Practices in Team Effectiveness

Building Teams is Like Composing Music

Change, Growth, and Succession

Feeding the Next Generation

Collaboration & Communication

Pendulums Swing Both Ways

Continuous Improvement

Since You Asked

Diagnosis and Assessment

Opening the Curiosity Conversation

Engagement & Trust

The Community You Choose


We Need Everyone on This Team

Interpersonal Relationships

The 4-Question Team Constellation Experiment


The Freedom to Leave

Team Cycles

Midnight on December 31st

Team Wellness

He Seemed So Happy

Workplace Culture

A Crash Course in Workplace Politics
Photo of Steve Ritter, the co-founder of The Center for Team Excellence

Steve Ritter

Steve Ritter is an internationally recognized expert on team dynamics whose clients include Fortune 500 companies, professional sports teams, and many educational organizations. He is on the faculty of the Center for Professional Excellence at Elmhurst University where he earned the President's Award for Excellence in Teaching. Steve is the former Senior Vice President, Director of Human Resources at Leaders Bank, named the #1 Best Place to Work in Illinois in 2006 and winner of the American Psychological Association's Psychologically Healthy Workplace Award in 2010. Steve provides ongoing workplace culture consultation to many thriving companies including Kraft Foods, Advocate Health Care, Kellogg's, the Chicago White Sox, AthletiCo, and Northwestern Mutual Financial Network.