One of the problems of organisational life is the weird centrifugal force that spins people into their own corners of the office where they become pressurised teams of one. And of course this isn’t great for motivation, imagination, creativity, or morale.
I always thought the solution was “multidisciplinary teams”. But what about the Team of Two?
Here’s an insightful article that just changed my mind on this subject:
P.S. It’s true. I just finished a complicated Cycling Strategy where I was unintentionally in a team of two with a passionate cycling advocate. The team work was enjoyable and effortless. I can’t imagine it being that way with a bigger team.