The most successful companies focus on developing the best team members possible. It is an ongoing process, and includes both continually raising the bar on existing team members and occasionally adding and grooming new team members. Businesses that become complacent and satisfied with their performance eventually lose to more innovative, aggressive competitors. Do you have key positions in your company that you know should be filled by more capable players? As the leader, this is one of your most important — and probably most difficult — responsibilities.