- Healthy teams talk a lot while unhealthy teams do not. Talking is healthy because what might be difficult for one person could be easy for another person. Healthy teams have a positive attitude.
- A bus is a concept for allocating a team’s time on a project. A person can only be on one bus. Three to four people make a team. At most one person on a team switches projects at any time to ensure continuity. Pairing a senior with a junior is a good combination because the senior can foresee what can go wrong while the junior brings fresh perspective.
- Standardizing components across multiple tools can simplify maintenance. Removing technical debt frees time that would be otherwise spent in maintenance. Mockups save time.
- In a meeting, each participant answers, “What have I done today? What will I do tomorrow? What do I need help with?” These are also good questions to ask yourself on a regular basis.