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Agile Leadership Toolkit: Learning to Thrive with Self-Managing Teams by Peter Koning

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2.4 How do Typical Teams Grow?

The courage of leadership is giving others the chance to succeed even though you bear the responsibility if they fail.

– Simon Sinek

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Introduction Questions

1. What do you prefer—to design the right environment for the teams, or to actively be part of a team?

2. Do you have the patience it takes to let a team grow?

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Over the past years, I’ve seen multiple teams grow. I noticed that many teams go through almost the same stages of maturity. These stages are shown in Table 2.1.

Table 2.1 Stages of maturity

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