Many of today’s teams include virtual or remote members. In fact, in today’s global environment, we may be leading teams that have very few, if any, co-located members. While all teams need to have structure, it is especially important to ensure there are processes and structure in place for virtual teams in order to ensure […]
We can get new team members better acclimated to the group and to the work of the group’s initiative when we take the time to get to know them and understand what’s important to them. Additionally, by getting to know them, we begin to establish a strong working relationship as well as build trust with […]
Lessons Learned in Team Development – Part 5 of 5
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The project came to a close after 19 months – a bit over schedule but within budget. There were a number of issues that did arise over that time, of course. […]
Getting the Team to High Performing – Part 4 of 5
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The team has now been together for nearly four months. While they have been performing well and have certainly been productive (Norming stage,) Joshua would love to improve that performance even further […]
Storming: Uh Oh – The Team is Not Getting Along Part 3 of 5
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The team has now been working together on the project for a few weeks and, while there was work getting done, there were a number of issues and conflicts that kept […]