Team Room Series

#5: Talent Scarcity

#5: Talent Scarcity

In The Team Room Blog #4, I wrote about the two-pronged challenge of attracting the “Right People” to your team, then putting them in the “Right Seat” where they can make the most significant positive impact. One of our readers reached out to me via LinkedIn and left...

#2: What Is a Small Team?

#2: What Is a Small Team?

By Dan Bradley:

Trying to retain more than nine bits of information at once led not only to poor retention of further information but the inability to recall previously retained pieces of information.
It stands to reason that an ideal size for a small team, then, would be between 5 and 9 people. Anything bigger than that is simply too large to effectively track, manage, and lead.

#1: Step Into The Team Room

#1: Step Into The Team Room

By: Dan Bradley

Small teams – that’s the focus. Why? Because frankly, small teams are the most important piece of any organization. Whether you’re talking about a Division-level military command, a 25,000-person organization, or a 30-person small business, your mission success or failure hinges on the effectiveness of the small teams that comprise your organization. They are the foundation upon which everything else rests.