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This is the first presentation that introduces the Lean Team Canvas. It is a startup focused methodology to build teams that simply rock. Powered by leanteam.org

This is the first presentation that introduces the Lean Team Canvas. It is a startup focused methodology to build teams that simply rock. Powered by leanteam.org

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  • LEAN TEAM MANAGEMENT building a startup team that rocks #leanteam
  • ABOUT• Ben Sufiani • Air Force • Psychology • Campus for Company • 6fold • Lean Camp • Startup Weekend • NEXT 2
  • GOALS FOR TODAY•Share an idea•Raise awareness•Give overview•Get feedback•Start to build a resource 3 View slide
  • FOR WHO IS THIS?•Startup Teams•Expanding Solopreneurs•People who really care for their team•Not for big company HR departments•Not for Single Freelancer 4 View slide
  • STARTUP ?! Steve Blank Eric RiesA startup is an organization formed to A startup is a human institution designed search for a repeatable and scalable to deliver a new product or service business model. under conditions of extreme uncertainty. 5
  • LEAN WHAT ?•Eliminate wasteful practices•Increase value providing practices•Validated learning•Short cycles times 6
  • STARTUP FRAMEWORKS• Lean Startup Method• Costumer Development• Business Model Canvas 7
  • LEAN STARTUP METHOD 8
  • CUSTOMER DEVELOPMENT 9
  • BUSINESS MODEL CANVAS 10
  • LEAN TEAM MANAGEMENT ?• Startup Teams ≠ Big Business Teams • Conditions of extreme uncertainty • Minimal resources • Lack of experience• Startups need a special team management methodology 11
  • LEAN TEAM CANVAS Lean Team Canvas is adapted from The Business Model Canvas (BusinessModelGeneration.com) and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Un-ported License. 12
  • LEAN TEAM CANVAS Lean Team Canvas is adapted from The Business Model Canvas (BusinessModelGeneration.com) and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Un-ported License. 13
  • LEAN TEAM CANVAS Visuals by Johanna Lean Team Canvas is adapted from The Business Model Canvas (BusinessModelGeneration.com) Rosenbusch and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Un-ported License. 14
  • LEAN TEAM CANVAS Lean Team Canvas is adapted from The Business Model Canvas (BusinessModelGeneration.com) and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Un-ported License. 15
  • VALUE PROPOSITION 16
  • VALUE PROPOSITION•What kind of startup do you want to be?•Lifestyle or Small Business Startup•Scalable Startup•Buyable Startup•Intrapreneural Startup•Social Startup 17
  • VALUE PROPOSITION•Whats is the vision and mission of the team?•Whats the VISION for your startup? •The idealistic 5 year in the future situation•Whats the MISSION for your startup? •We do ... for .. in order to ... 18
  • VALUE PROPOSITION•What are the pains and gains of your team? •Nothing is more addictive than satisfied needs •Find out what drives each team member •Figureout a how to meet that need on a daily basis 19
  • VALUE PROPOSITION •What are the most relevant factors?http://www.facilitif.eu/user_files/file/herzburg_article.pdf 20
  • LEAN TEAM CANVAS Lean Team Canvas is adapted from The Business Model Canvas (BusinessModelGeneration.com) and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Un-ported License. 21
  • TEAM MEMBERS 22
  • TEAM MEMBERS•Which jobs do we have to get done?•Creating a product or a service•Making it drop dead gorgeous•Telling the world about it•Taking care of biz admin stuff•Selling the product or service 23
  • TEAM MEMBERS•Who do we need for which job?•Developer•Designer•Business Guy•... 24
  • LEAN TEAM CANVAS Lean Team Canvas is adapted from The Business Model Canvas (BusinessModelGeneration.com) and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Un-ported License. 25
  • TEAM CYCLE1. Hire2. Keep3. Grow4. Fire 26
  • TEAM CYCLE 27
  • TEAM CYCLE1. Hire•Considers all options before hiring •Co-Funder, Employee, Freelancer, Intern, VA ?•Premature scaling is a major startup mistake•Develop a clear introduction process 28
  • TEAM CYCLE2. Keep•Keeping talented people is harder than you think•Make feedback talks a regular part, else its awkward•Be transparent about plans for the future•Offer support, mentorship, leadership positions 29
  • TEAM CYCLE3. Grow•The teams abilities are going to reach limits•Develop talents, don‘t try to overcome weaknesses•Grow as organically as possible•Improve on Hiring and Keeping processes 30
  • TEAM CYCLE4. Fire •Letting some people go is necessary to protect you idea and the other team members •Be direct and fast with your decision and communication •Consider the aftermath 31
  • LEAN TEAM CANVAS Lean Team Canvas is adapted from The Business Model Canvas (BusinessModelGeneration.com) and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Un-ported License. 32
  • WORK - SPACE & WAYS 33
  • WORK - SPACE & WAYS•Workspace•Let the team be creative•Ask what would be awesome•Turn the workspace into an expression•Steal inspiration http://www.businessinsider.com/the-15-coolest-startup-offices-weve-ever-seen-2013-1 34
  • WORK - SPACE & WAYS•Workways•How are we going to manage projects?•Which principles do we want to follow?•Do we work together or apart?•Full-time or Part-time? 35
  • LEAN TEAM CANVAS Lean Team Canvas is adapted from The Business Model Canvas (BusinessModelGeneration.com) and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Un-ported License. 36
  • TEAM ACTIVITIES 37
  • TEAM ACTIVITIES•Which activities do we do as a team?•There is a point between doing to much and little together•Consciously design the most common moments the team gets together •Meetings, Calls, Get-together •After-Work activities, gaming, Kölsch 38
  • LEAN TEAM CANVAS Lean Team Canvas is adapted from The Business Model Canvas (BusinessModelGeneration.com) and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Un-ported License. 39
  • TEAM CULTURE 40
  • TEAM CULTURE•What is culture in a startup?•Culture is the way things get done around here•We have culture whether we like or not•We can guide it, but not define it up-front•Startups have a clean to start from - use this! 41
  • TEAM CULTURE•How do we want to play as a team?•Decision making •Values•Communication •Alignment•Transparency •Heroes•Responsibility •Habits•Work ethics •Unspoken rules•Feedback •Power structures 42
  • LEAN TEAM CANVAS Lean Team Canvas is adapted from The Business Model Canvas (BusinessModelGeneration.com) and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Un-ported License. 43
  • LEADERSHIP 44
  • LEADERSHIP•How do I lead the team?•It takes more then being an awesome technician•Be a visionary + manager + technician is key•Communicate the vision and the way (pivot anyone?)•What are all the mistakes your old boss made ?•What is your unique, authentic leadership style? 45
  • LEADERSHIP•How is the team organized to perform?•Assign roles and responsibilities according to skill•Clearly define the key workflows•Establish actionable performance metrics•Show the direction, but let the team improve the process 46
  • LEAN TEAM CANVAS Lean Team Canvas is adapted from The Business Model Canvas (BusinessModelGeneration.com) and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Un-ported License. 47
  • GOALS 48
  • GOALS•What are your strategic and operative goals?•Strategic goals are closer to your vision•Operative goals are a concrete breakdown•Is the team aligned to goals we have?•Are the roles congruent to the operative goals? 49
  • GOALS•How do we measure and get stuff done?•This is defined as done, when ... xyz•Brake down big goals .. e.g. into weekly milestones•Do not plan to far ahead .. build .. measure .. learn•Clearlyassign responsibilities to a single team member and decide on a feedback cycle 50
  • LEAN TEAM CANVAS Lean Team Canvas is adapted from The Business Model Canvas (BusinessModelGeneration.com) and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Un-ported License. 51
  • PERSONNEL COSTS 52
  • PERSONNEL COSTS•How much does the team cost?•Equity for co-founder and key member•Fees for contract work•Wages for employees + non-wage labor costs 53
  • PERSONNEL COSTS•Which extra costs come along with a team?•Cost for hiring (and firing)•Office space + equipment•Expenses for travel, events, software, ... 54
  • LEAN TEAM CANVAS Lean Team Canvas is adapted from The Business Model Canvas (BusinessModelGeneration.com) and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Un-ported License. 55
  • WHATS YOUR MAJOR PAIN POINT? 56
  • WORKSHOPS & TALKS•Workshop I22.04.201317-21 o‘clock •TalkII•Workshop around 06.2013 II13.05.201317-21 o‘clock 57
  • QUESTIONS & FEEDBACK •Please use the•Pleaseask anything .. feedback formdon‘t hold back! under your seat. 58
  • RESOURCES • Motivators and Hygiene Factors• Lean TeamMangement http://www.facilitif.eu/user_files/file/ leanteam.org herzburg_article.pdf• StartupRessource • Equity and vesting steveblank.com http://venturehacks.com• EricRies • Rob Fitz (Lean Camp) Resource startuplessonslearned.com http://thestartuptoolkit.com• GuyKawasaki on Vision and Mantra • Business Model Canvas ecorner.stanford.edu/authorMaterialInfo.html? http://www.businessmodelgeneration.com/ mid=1172 downloads/business_model_canvas_poster.pdf 59
  • LEANTEAM.ORG•Central hub for this series •Presentations •Workshop material •Templates •Resources •News 60
  • CONTACT• Ben Sufiani • https://www.facebook.com/ben.sufiani • https://twitter.com/bensufiani • http://bensufiani.de • +49-176-30543705 • ben@sufiani.de 61
  • CREATIVE COMMONS Lean Team Canvas is adapted from The Business Model Canvas(BusinessModelGeneration.com) and is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Share Alike 3.0 Un-ported License. 62