Try using team meetings as a chance to collaborate instead of just update

Team meetings are a cornerstone of team-wide communication and team culture. This becomes increasingly true as teams grow- recurring team meetings may be the only time that everyone on the team is in the same place at the same time. I’ve observed patterns in team meeting norms emerge as teams reach and then pass the … Continue reading Try using team meetings as a chance to collaborate instead of just update

Getting to really, really know each other

There is no substitute for empathy in work (or any) relationships. The more we understand each other’s perspectives, the more we trust each other. The more we trust each other, the better we are at working together. I think all companies should invest in finding structured forums for employees to really, really get to know … Continue reading Getting to really, really know each other

How others think you are project managing is how you are project managing.

Crossfunctional projects are often the some of the most dynamic and interesting. You get to talk to lots of different kinds of people, access new tools, and tap into a diverse set of skills. These are also the projects are particularly susceptible to inefficiencies. And, these inefficiencies are often exacerbated as the company, and lattice … Continue reading How others think you are project managing is how you are project managing.