Do you recommend using some of these tools at particular points in a project even if the team is functioning well?
I would say it’s worth it to do a minimal check-in on team performance at least once per quarter. Sometimes things seem like they’re going well, but there might be a “Silent Sam” who is not happy but doesn’t want…
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