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Category: Non-Tech Teams

10 Questions to Ask Your Team Every Week

Asking how “happy” someone is might be a good starting point in a one-on-one meeting, but it might not provide enough insights for you, as a leader, to act on. Researchers have been suggesting a more team-oriented and objective approach, where the questions you bring to the table can be more insightful, measurable, and human-centric. …

The Best Team Icebreakers to Make Your Meeting Fun

The highest performing teams I’ve worked with used to run, every once in a while, an icebreaker. Either before a meeting such as a retrospective, as part of celebrating a milestone, or when onboarding new members.We put together, in this blog post, a few icebreakers we’ve used after getting positive feedback from teams in the …

How to be Successful as a Remote-Friendly Team

Distributed teams are becoming more and more common. However, are they getting more remote-friendly at the same pace? I doubt that… Here you can find a few tips to make remote coworkers feel better in your “guild”. 1) Small talk If you are like me, still struggling to set boundaries in your calendar around the …

4 Tips to Boost Team Collaboration in the Agile Era

When launched in the 2000s, the Agile Manifesto shook things up, mostly in the tech industry. Putting people above long requirement documents, bureaucracy, and long processes was a powerful mindset towards building team collaboration and keeping motivation at a high level. Countless books and frameworks brought their interpretation of what being agile meant. Ceremonies and …