Part I: Check In

Offer what you have,disclosing what you feel and think, connecting only with those who do likewise.

DISCLOSURE, CONNECTION, AND THE VARIABILITY OF PRESENCE

I'm in.

TEAM STATUS

Imagine a team at the beginning of a new project.

Pretend this team is having a meeting. A kickoff meeting for a new product team members have been asked to build. And you—because of your experience with so many teams over so many years here; because you've been to so many kick-offs; because you've seen what was the greatest that happened here, and the absolutely not-so-great so many times; because you have worked shoulder-to-cubicle with many of the ...

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