On one of my favorite new blogs, TLNT, Brent Peterson provides some great suggestions from his book for how team leaders can remove the typical barriers to getting real work done. According to Brent, these barriers include:
Accomplished project managers understand that it’s not always smart to play it safe. Most people with project management experience are familiar with Cobb’s Paradox.
You’ve gathered input and heard people out, and then made the ultimate decision – but now you’ve got a team of unhappy staff members who wish it had gone a different way.
One of the most frustrating things for managers is to discover a team is focused on the wrong things.