As a group, we have the potential to accomplish so much more than we do as a collection of individuals — as long as the group is in alignment. Groups that are not in sync run the risk of corporate gridlock, creating an impasse where no initiative is moved forward. On the other hand, synergy can lead to highly functional leaders, engaged employees and a focused leadership team. The Executive Team is accountable for organizational success. Forming and leading a high performance team is one of the most vital and complex tasks facing a CEO.