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Ingredients for Great Groups by Mind Map: Ingredients for Great Groups
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Ingredients for Great Groups

Enough Time

to produce

to attain realistic goals

to evolve

to sow

to reap

mutual respect

prepared to stop before violating values

integrity

decency

create safety and trust

because "Trust sets the bandwidth for collaboration"

Obtainable Resources

rich connections

viable social network

$$

Galvanizing Goals

non-exclusive

do no harm

challenging

BHAG or Big Hairy Audacious Goal

evolving to current need (relevant)

important

serving others

Opportunistic

sacrifice lower-level order to gain higher-level order of the group

personal habits yield to group conventions

specialists sometimes need to do general tasks due to greater need of the moment (enhance flow of value)

buy options to preserve possibility

experiment instead of guess

implement multiple paths in parallel to save time in uncertain, unproven realms

divert for gain then restore and recover afterwards

mini pivot for a purpose, for $$, for knowledge, for brand visibility, for street cred

Balanced Habitat

fair

both nurturing and provoking

value supporting

rewarding

The Right People Mix

responsible

shared values

committed

types needed

Builders

Doers

Encouragers

Scientists

Judges/Decision Makers

Challengers

Diplomats

Encouragers

Visionaries

Ability to Adapt

Learn from everything

especially 'failure'

pursue the wins also

visualize, track and remember

imagine alternatives

fast failure recovery

validate assumptions early

action guided by experimentation

see current reality as it is

cherish disillusionment

Ability to Collaborate

share the burden

share learning

establish rules of engagement

shared convention over individual configuration

work together, really!

use WIP limits to encourage collaboration

one piece flow

practice quick positive conflict resolution

one secret to innovation

Ingredients for Great Groups by Dennis Lee Britton is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License. Based on a work at http://www.mindmeister.com/492502733.

by Dennis Britton

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