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Growth

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When a new team comes together there is a period of gelling that needs to happen where we go beyond – who you are and where did you come from – and get into the grittier work of having the team come together. Things like; What’s your zone time where you do your best work?Where are you working and where do you want grow?How do you manage your own workload?What support do you need from…

Means something went wrong. Whatever it was that you were planning didn’t work out. The plan you had set in motion, broke and now you need to find a new plan. Bad News is happening all around us. What we do with it is still up to us.

Not the Trigger. But the Cue. The Cue is different from the trigger. The trigger gets us angry, gets us mad, makes us unfocused and frustrated. It pushes us to places we don’t need to be going to. But the Cue? The cue is our internal notification that we are needed, that it’s time to step up, that someone needs our help, that it’s time to jump in, help and grow the team. Take the…

The word alone raises images of bureaucracy, slowed down deliverables, and processes that seek to create more processes. Let’s not even get into committees that report to commitees. The thing with committees, is they are safe. But change that membership name to a group and it becomes something different. The people involved are engaged, eager to work with each other and they have a common goal in mind. Change it to a team and it…

It sucks. Yes it sucks. It’s not easy (I don’t think it was ever meant to be). A fantastic interview with Heather Caudill on how she has navigated the last year of leading teams remotely and not shying away from the hard conversations that need to happen for her team to succeed. Full episode is here.