Most teams think that one of the most important activities they do as a team is to make decisions. I argue that teams don’t make decisions and those that try to are less efficient and effective than those that assign the authority for a decision to an individual. Does your team suffer with any of these symptoms of team decision-making?
You know that your team is conflict avoidant. You know it’s preventing you from surfacing issues, thoroughly discussing them, and getting them resolved effectively. You really want to make it better, but how do you start? The people on your team (and maybe even your boss) are seriously unwilling to broach any subject that might […]
I was working with a really great leadership team last week. The team is full of smart, friendly, collaborative individuals who each have the best interest of the business in mind. The opportunity for this team, and maybe for your team, is not to be lulled into a false sense of security by a harmonious […]