Dynamic Reteaming at Fast Changing Companies - Heidi Helfand
Team change is inevitable, especially when your company is hiring like crazy or when it is shrinking. Your teams might grow bigger and split. Some people might leave and then your teams merge together. What feels like tectonic shifts happen as you morph structurally to refocus people and work, continuously. It can be a wild ride. How can we bring a humanistic stance to this dynamic reteaming? How can the people be empowered to have ownership over their team change? How can we integrate the new people, honor who is already there and redefine our collective sense of “culture?” We will explore questions like these and will discover practical strategies to master dynamic reteaming.
- Learn the 5 patterns of dynamic reteaming and tactics that make it easier when you encounter them.
- Understand how to work with, and accept team change, rather than trying to prevent it.
- Get strategies for catalyzing team change and including people in decision making.
She coaches software development teams using practical, people-focused techniques, with the goal of building resilient organizations as they double and triple in size.
Her 20+ year career in SAAS launched Procore Technologies and AppFolio to IPO and Expertcity to acquisition by Citrix. She was on the original development team that built GoToMeeting and GoToWebinar. Heidi is based in Southern California.