Don't let that life lesson slip by you. Office workers are like athletes too. Their skills are being honed throughout their lives. There will be situations, contexts, tasks, teams - you name it - that will either help them thrive or drive them to ruin.
Phil Jackson coached MJ to multiple championships. Terry Francona, the manager of the 1994 Birmingham Barons, couldn't make anything of Mike.
Be sure to set your team up for success and don't blame them for the failures that are out of their control.