Time the hell out. Couch it however you like, as a build-a-team workshop if that's how you want, but what you're actually indicating is that you have a serious social problem that has to do with arrogance and poor management.
What James Says: "I'm not sending Frankie, I need him for his... hands." "Stefani has organizational skills, that's something I don't have."
What James Means: "There are two kinds of people: leaders and followers. Followers aren't as smart as leaders, or as creative, but they have easily defined skills. Which are beneath me, because I'm a high-level thinker and they're... not stupid, but definitely useful."
What James Says: "You're both... creative? And it... blends together? ... But I can't lose them."
What James Means: "In this two-class system I've devised in my own gross head, we the Eloi are indistinguishable from each other, in that the two of you are good at things, and I'm good at complaining, which is the same as being good at things, only lazy and cruddy. Meanwhile, these the Morlocks are my property. Since neither of them have a chance in hell of winning, I need to get rid of some of the cooks in this kitchen, while retaining custody of our slightly retarded helper candidates that don't count."
At The End Of The Day: "Tim and Nicole, you're clearly the best players on this team, since the only thing Stefani loves more than makeup is FUTR. Since I'm super great, that means there's literally no difference between the three of us, because I'm actually a moron and kind of a dickwad. I've managed to insult all of us standing here today."