Space & Time

This is not about aerospace or getting people on Mars (that stuff is easy). It is about how to create an environment where people help each other out. If you maximize utilization. Set absolute deadlines. You set up your team to be self centered, stressed out and in a mode of self preservation.

If you are in an organization were teams are expected to collaborate and share extensively, you shouldn’t do any of the things above. If you want sharing and collaboration, that is something you have to take into account when planning. You can not have your cake and eat it.

By giving your team time and space, you are more likely to have a team that aggressively shares and collaborates. It is no silver bullet, but without time and space the team is not in a position to fulfill the objectives you set out.

You can not blame teams for not sharing or collaborating if you create and environment where it is not possible. That is tittel on you as a leader. You are the one

This is not about aerospace or getting people on Mars (that stuff is easy). It is about how to create an environment where people help each other out. If you maximize utilization. Set absolute deadlines. You set up your team to be self centered, stressed out and in a mode of self preservation.

If you are in an organization were teams are expected to collaborate and share extensively, you shouldn’t do any of the things above. If you want sharing and collaboration, that is something you have to take into account when planning. You can not have your cake and eat it.

By giving your team time and space, you are more likely to have a team that aggressively shares and collaborates. It is no silver bullet, but without time and space the team is not in a position to fulfill the objectives you set out.

You can not blame teams for not sharing or collaborating if you create and environment where it is not possible. That is tittel on you ad a leader. You can create an atmosphere were the team can fulfill what’s expected of them. You can’t blame them, when the environment they operate in is toxic.

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