Team Tactics: the best team management workshops in a box
Ditch chaotic mess. Design great teams.
Team Tactics is a card deck of 54 team management and leadership tactics that help you design, grow and nurture effective teams. Written by team management consultant, Dave Cunningham.
Designed to guide you through the designing and managing teams over the long-term. It takes you from designing a safe environment to work in, right through to how to effectively recognise team members. Giving your people purpose, autonomy, and mastery of their craft.
Team Tactics is used by managers to lead product teams. It’s used by designers to lead design teams. And it’s used by coaches and consultants to level up team management practices in global organisations.
In the Team Tactics Pip Deck, you’ll find: team rituals, retrospective workshops, vision and goal setting, one-to-one sessions, coaching techniques, team health monitoring, effective inter-team communication, stakeholder management and much more.
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Team Strategy System
Ideas can change the world. See which problems you can solve by combining different Idea Tactics.
Build a strong and dependable team by understanding its complex web of connections.
Get into the teamwork mindset so you are all setting off together.
Model your teams on customer experience. Help remove the silos that lead to poor services and products.1‒2 hours
Roles and Responsibilities
Understand each other’s roles better, and learn who is responsible for what.1‒2 hours
Show teams where they need to get to by working out a clear vision, values and principles to get there.
Empower your team to make design decisions with clear concise principles to apply in everyday work.1‒2 hours
Lean Wardley Mapping
Evolve your team’s practice by finding the most valuable parts to focus working on..1‒2 hours
While your team vision gives your employees a destination, your team values will help them forge the path to get there.1‒2 hours
Make sure your team doesn’t get lost along the way by giving them the support they need to succeed.
Guide your team members to set goals they are motivated to achieve. Understand where they are now and where they want to be.1 hour
Monitor how your teams are doing so you can see clearly when your help is needed the most.
Monitor your onboarding process; improve it over time. Help people feel part of your team from day one.1 hour
Encourage your team to work together to help them design better teams, products and services.
Community of Practice
Break down silos by creating a safe space for people who share a common interest and passion.1‒2 hours
Form habits of sharing work early and often without eating into your team’s precious time.30 seconds
Discuss what matters across your different teams and disciplines without it becoming a chore or slowing you down.1 hour
Gain clarity about the steps people go through and the decisions they make to accomplish a specific task.1‒2 hours
Encourage people to talk about their work, sharing it early and with clarity to help foster trust.
Be intentional with your communications, keep people informed and build trust.1‒2 hours
Reward and recognise your teams, efforts to foster a culture of appreciation.
Be consistent in letting people know their efforts are recognised and valued.1‒2 hours