The book that’s finally solved collaborative problem-solving

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The book that’s finally solved collaborative problem-solving

Sprint (the book), is a true phenomenon. It describes a method developed at Google Ventures to solve big problems and test new ideas in just five days. Published in March of 2016, the book has perfect ratings on Amazon.com and is a New York Times and Wall Street Journal bestseller.

The many techniques that make it so effective can and should be mixed and matched to make collaborative problem-solving, well, solved.

 

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Work From Anywhere: How Geographically Distributed Teams Succeed

Work From Anywhere: How Geographically Distributed Teams Succeed

Effectively working with geographically distributed teams requires trust, an inclusive culture, and a few nudges. Follow the steps I've outlined and you're well on the way towards having a healthy, flexible, and attractive team that candidates will need to join. Whereas many "best practices" may feel unnatural in the beginning, these ideas have helped me and my teams make adopting them almost second-nature.

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The Measure Of High-Performance Software Teams

The Measure Of High-Performance Software Teams

There isn’t a universal number that defines high-performance teams. There are many possible numbers, however, to tell when performance is on the right path and improving. Technically, one would have reached their peak performance when the metric of choice is maxed out. Don’t trust that such ceiling exists. When you think you can no longer improve performance, it’s possibly time to reconsider how you measure it.

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Introvert Superstar: How Introverts Can Become Great Leaders

Introvert Superstar: How Introverts Can Become Great Leaders

We think of leaders as charismatic and popular; they make rounds to everyone during team socials, and bring a commanding presence at large meetings or presentations.  These are qualities of many great leaders, but not necessarily what makes them great.  Truly effective leadership exemplifies genuine humility, empathy, and a listening ear, all of which often come naturally for introverted leaders.  

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