CHAPTER 10Provide Focus and Support

The early stages of team operation require emphasis on focus and support. The learning curve is high just to get rolling. At times it feels like the ball is rolling backward, but if you did your launch well, you have clear purpose, vision, goals, objectives, and operating agreements to focus and support your team.

Perfect Phrases to Describe the Boundary Manager’s Role

Team management involves working on the team structure both from the outside and from within that structure. We refer to working from outside as boundary management and within as team leadership. Boundary managers work on the system that the rest of the team works in. If your team doesn’t have a boundary manager who understands and executes that ...

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