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Designing in a Team:
Skills, Attitudes, and Success

Last week Cameron sent an e-mail to gather some ideas about how to succeed as an in-house designer. Aside from the more obvious (and individual) necessities of technical skill, graphical ability, and general smarts, how do you succeed in a team environment, where people have different ideas, biases, and approaches to meeting the team’s common goals?

posted by ted on Thursday, Aug 28, 2008 · 5 comments

“Sometimes it pays to mend other people’s fences.”
Something that resonated with me this morning as I listened to Willa Cather’s novel O Pioneers on the way to work this morning. True on any project.

posted by ted on Monday, Sep 10, 2007

“Not finance. Not strategy. Not technology. It is teamwork that remains the ultimate competitive advantage, both because it is so powerful and so rare.”
from The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, by Patrick Leoncioni

posted by ted on Thursday, Aug 16, 2007