Praise for
Growing Groups into Teams

Growing Groups into Teams arrived at the right time for me. The practical advice and real-life examples offered in the book helped me understand underlying issues and gave me concrete steps to take to improve our situation. I recommend this book for every company and organization at the growth stage who may be wondering why they’re not getting the results they expect—despite hiring more people.”
Congyu Li
CTO & co-founder, StoreHub
Growing Groups into Teams is an important book, and easy to read, too. This is the guide so many teams have needed. Working with Altus truly makes a difference, and this book lays the groundwork for making teams of all kinds more successful.”
Tim Moore
CTO, Allogene Therapeutics
“A must-read for leaders at all levels. I highly recommend Growing Groups into Teams for your entire organization.”
Ake Persson
Former CEO at Ericsson North America
“Finally. A book about teams written by a diverse team of authors. How refreshing to find a book that is inclusive of different types of organizations and cultures.”
Ronda Jackson
Vice President Policy, Advocacy, and Impact, KABOOM!
“The future of work is built on great teams. Understanding how to better create, mobilize, and leverage teams will not help us to get more done, it will make work better.”
Meg Bear
President & Chief Product Officer, SAP SuccessFactors
“Our health system has been working collaboratively with Altus over the past two years, and we have literally transformed from a leadership committee to an effective executive leadership team. The practice and coaching described in Growing Groups into Teams is so impactful. We are now leading by exceptionally team-oriented results, delivering a sustainable future for our organization.”
Maggie Hudson
CEO of Santiam Hospital & Clinicsene Therapeutics
“This book moves the thinking and practice of building high performing and inclusive teams forward with insightful perspective that’s much needed as we set higher and higher expectations for business performance.”
Susan Whitehead
President & COO, PACT Pharma
“Altus has helped us tune our teams for high performance. I’m glad to see they’re sharing their expertise on this subject more broadly. Growing Groups into Teams will be a valuable resource for groups throughout your organization.”
Paymon Hamidi
CEO, Infracore
“When I work with organizations to launch new subscription or membership initiatives, strong teams are critical. This book sharpened my thinking about how to build them!”
Robbie Kellman Baxter
Author of The Membership Economy and The Forever Transaction
Growing Groups into Teams is a must-read for groups that want to transform into amazing teams that produce results and energize members. With its practical guidance, real-life examples, and actionable strategies, this book is a valuable resource for anyone looking to build a high-performance team.”
Laura Francis
“As a trusted provider of consulting and interim staffing in high tech, government, and healthcare, our people must integrate quickly and effectively into existing and new teams to deliver unprecedented results. This book shows us what to look at on teams to make them even more successful.”
Niti Agrawal
CEO, Stage 4 Solutions
“This book takes time to measure the success of teams from the lens of both business and sports. Growing Groups into Teams clarifies the difference between groups and teams and the lack of the success that groups have because they are not teams. Whether you’re in a start-up, turn-around, or reorganization, the tools provided will guide you and your team toward the shared values and mission that will yield the results for which your organization was established. Growing Groups into Teams provides a template that any organization can implement to prevent those failures and allows leaders to create a culture of trust.”
Floyd Akins
Vice President for Advancement, University of Toledo
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