Tag Archives: team

new ways to cluster

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Shot in the local woods in autumn – a warm and wet period perfect for mushrooms to grow in fascinating new clusters everywhere. The photo was then run through topaz adjust for a lomo effect – see more on Flickr

In business it is also essential to enable an environment to allow teams to form and develop.

Look for new ways to organise, that promote communication.

Move away from rigid hierarchies, seek out new ways to cluster teams making sure all the skills necessary for the current and future tasks are available.

Look at the organisational hierarchy from different angles – this will open up new synergies between individuals and provide new ways of composing your teams.

individuals with one goal

20130522-223042.jpgWordPress app on the iPad makes the spontaneous blog update a cinch. Digging up older shots and came across this one.

Guitar shop heaven with a camera in my hand. What more does a wannabe guitarist photographer need?

Like a set of musical instruments a team operates at its best when all players engage together to achieve a common goal.

That goal needs to be made visible and progress towards the goal needs to be constantly communicated.

Continue reading individuals with one goal

up front and transparent

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Playing around with the exposure led to the ownerless straw hat (our coach), floating above the clear glass bottles (our team).

More from design town antwerp on Flickr

As agile coach, trainer or scrum master it’s important to bring the team into the foreground.

Whether with stakeholders, customers, or simply helping them recognise that it is the team that counts.

Help them to be transparent with one another, as only through that openness and honesty will they truly operate as a single unit.

You can achieve this by acting as an extra pair of eyes, an observer one step removed from the main group.

Continue reading up front and transparent