Not many people know how to develop a successful work team. In order to feel like you belong to a team, you need to feel like you're a part of something larger. It's important to divorce the general notion of team work from developing an effective and intact team based on a specific goal. Oftentimes, people are not able to distinguish between these two things. It is for this reason that many team building seminars, retreats, meetings, and activities fail. Team leaders fail to correctly define the team that they want to build. If you are a manager and you want to build a team that lasts, you will need to adhere to the following tips.