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RT @jessitron: "Quick, pull together a team to do this" is like "I need 1 family. Quick, grab an available dad and a kid or two, a mom if you've got one"
The poster takes teams too seriously. Teams operate in narrow circumstances of professional life and need to last a few months, rarely 1-2 years.Teams can be based on professional respect; they require trust but not intimacy. Teammates usually have experience of being on many other teams, with each other and otherwise. So yes, teams can be pulled together quickly — of course, not randomly, too. ‎- 9000