People problems are always at the core of company woes. Team agreements are a document that help to explicitly communicate responsibility and expectations. Mark Batson Baril gives 4 guidelines when creating one:

  • The team should be the ones creating the document. Then, they have buy-in.
  • Next, decide the scope and immediate concerns. Deal with the most important stuff first.
  • Ask questions that are open ended to start picking at subconscious issues.
  • Document and refine.
In order for this team to excel, what do you want for the team? — A possible question from Mark Batson Baril

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Team agreements: A key to high-performing, happy teams — resologics
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