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Discipline? I don't know the meaning of the word uttered by the infamous Liam Gallagher.
We still fall for it in the development world don't we? The cult of the 'hero' or 'rockstar': 
Extremely deep knowledge of their chosen technology? Very often and that's great. Ability to communicate? If it confirms their approach. Working on a common goal? If they set it. Unable to be questioned about their approach? I can't work under these conditions, I'll be in my trailer. Sloppy and inconsistent? Maybe some of that too.I prefer this quote:  'Individual commitment to a group effort - that is what makes a team work, a company work' ~ Vince LombardiI much prefer to hire team players. For me, these guys are rock stars, just maybe not the lead singers. What have they got in their lockers then?
Able to create long term relationships? Loads of this.Mindful of the impact of their actions on others? Loads of that too.Information shared to enable each other to progress? Constantly this.Respect for each othe…