How Teams Change At Different Sizes

February 26, 2023

During my career I've had the chance to work on teams of a lot of different sizes. During that time I've come to realize there are really six "buckets" of team sizes. At each bucket, ICs + team leads need to operate a little differently in order to be successful within those teams. The sizes are:

Of course, these aren't THE ONLY team models that exist, but I find them to be generally useful baseline rules when thinking about "how should I operate within a team"

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