Finding Your Nemesis


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Finding Your Nemesis


Adam and Fred discussing how to identify opposing forces on the team and finding common ground to move on together

Key Points

Join Adam and Fred as they discuss identifying opposing forces on the team and finding common ground to move on together
Topics include:

  • Who are the passionate members of the team and which move against your objectives?
  • If these team members are noted as being strong enough to be considered an obstacle that means they have strength. This is a good quality in a team member. If we were to get ourselves headed in “generally” the same direction a lot of progress could be made very quickly.
  • With the adversary we dig in and brace for the conflict. It uses up our energy and lowers our moral. Stopping for a moment and reframing what is going on here can make a big difference. There are a few ways to do this.
    • Make some time to sit down together with this specific objective in mind and no audience. Maybe even a coffee shop.
    • The conversation starts with each sharing what they are trying to accomplish and how they plan to accomplish it.
    • Look for common objectives and come up with a combined strategy. “We both want market share to be gained in this product by introducing a cutting edge feature.” Discuss how important reliability is to the feature being perceived as valuable. You might find common ground that you both want to support.

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