Empowered Teams Get a Slow Start, But Soon Zoom Ahead – Andrew O’Connell – The Daily Stat – Harvard Business Review

I related to this since it’s very often been the case for me, and something I strive towards in my teams — I’ve occasionally gotten feedback to the effect of “you guys started out pretty slow, but the end result was spectacular.”

You can ‘plan’ a machine tightly from the beginning, and implicit in that design is bounded results. Or you can allow for emergence and see how much more team-mates can offer by adapting and learning.

Empowered Teams Get a Slow Start, But Soon Zoom Ahead – Andrew O’Connell – The Daily Stat – Harvard Business Review.

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