Tag: TEAM

Limit, to Win It – How putting limits on your team will allow them to do more

Kent Norman shares how he has individuals and teams take on more work than they can deliver, in order to please their boss or client. Taking on this additional work actually reduces their ability to successfully deliver and results in disappointing the boss or client. (08:30)

The Architecture of a Selfless Team

By their very architecture, most teams inadvertently prioritize on-field performance over alignment, culture and connectedness. But we believe you can have it all, especially when you invest in alignment, culture and connectedness at the beginning. Sean McCall shares a personal narrative. (05:30)

The Benefits of Working in Teams

No matter how great the individual player was, he still attributed all of his success to the success and completeness of the team. David Watson shares football and teamwork. (04:00)

Lessons on Project and Team Management taught by Star Wars

Looking through our management lens, Luke Skywalker and Ben Kenobi had a well-defined goal and constraints. Our two heroes needed to find Princess Leia, were on a fixed budget, and the project was on a short fuse. Brian Duperrouzel brings Star Wars to Perspectives this week. (04:00)

4 Reasons to Leverage the Power of Small Teams

One of our clients’ executives remarked that he had seen a stark difference in results from two similar projects recently. A small team had completed far greater scope in far less time than a much larger team. Mike Strange answers the question: why? (04:00)

Bigger is Not Necessarily Better

Mike Strange recognizes that some big data projects actually need small amounts of data to gain useful insight while others require massive amounts. (03:00)