Back in the days of Microsoft, a crazy idea was used to create self-formed teams, allowing every team member to choose what they wanted to work on. Read Self-forming Teams at Scale, by Brian Harry 2015, for the complete story.

LighthouseAllowing teams to “self-form” empowers stakeholders to choose their purpose and strengthens the core pillars of an effective team: trust, commitment, and accountability.


Before you start this exercise, ensure that you have the following prepared:


It is a sales job!




Allow everyone to “make it fun”.

Teams need to be inspired!

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