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You Get By With A Little Help From Your Friends

There's no shortage of internet articles and books about toxic workplaces, toxic co-workers and how to avid them. But I rarely see articles about the best people to work with, so I've put together my own set of stereotypes of the best sorts of people to have around you in the office. If you can't choose your work colleagues, and you know the types of people to avoid, this guide will help you gravitate
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Teamwork - Eight Characteristics to Describe a Great Team

Back in March this year I wrote a post about Teams where I suggested that the managerial obsession with team building is sometimes not only inappropriate but actually has a negative effect on the individuals being shoe-horned into an artifical construct. I’ve continued thinking about teams and teamwork and recently started reading "Teamwork Is an Individual Skill: Getting Your Work Done When
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Teams In the Workplace – Flogging a Dead Metaphor?

You could probably wallpaper a small city with the amount of material that has been written about Teams in the Workplace. That search term alone provides 112,000,000 items to browse through. It seems that nearly every day a new article pops up on LinkedIn or HBR or some other illustrious business compendium about how to better manage your teams,  the dangers of underperforming teams,  how
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