Everyone thinks teams are a good thing. Leaders like to form teams. People, for the most part believe in the value and purpose of teams . . . “All of us are smarter than each of us.” and “1 + 1 = 3” . . . are just two common phrases that reinforce and prove how pervasive our belief in teams is. And that belief is justified . . . sometimes. The fact is, sometimes we would be better off without a team - with individuals contributing as individuals. What? No team? At least not the type of team you probably think of when you think of a team.