How do you create self-organizing teams? You don’t.

If you hire, manage or lead people, you’ve likely heard the buzz. There is an increasingly common desire in business for self-organizing teams. From Amazon’s two pizza teams to Spotify’s squads, the value of small, self-organizing teams has been well documented:   Rapid innovation in complex organizations  Full ownership, accountability, and visibility from conception to delivery   Those closest to the work best… Read more »

Building a Better Project Team

You know the feeling. Your project is teetering on the edge of disaster. A run of setbacks has the team struggling, and you’ve just found out that the equipment you need for the next phase will be six weeks late. What happens now? All too often, the result is a mess of disillusionment, finger pointing, and delays. But some teams pull together, find creative solutions, and… Read more »