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Video: How To Manage Sloppy Teams

By 14/07/2020October 27th, 2020 No Comments

Someone asked me, “How do I manage my team if my team is just sloppy?”

We’ve all been there—you brief your team and then touch base a week later to see the results:

  • They got halfway done but didn’t know how to move forward
  • They did some work but a lot of it was out of scope
  • They completed some things, but not others

So, how do you anticipate your team’s needs so that you’re providing the tools they need to do great work?

In this video, Alexa and I talk about the things you can do to help your team to produce great work.

We talk about using things like:

  • Techniques for motivating your team members
  • Checklists to help them keep track of their process
  • Checkpoints on briefs before moving forward
  • Key questions to confirm understanding of tasks

And other ways you can take responsibility for your part in helping your teams do great work!

How To Manage Sloppy Teams

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Ben Aston

Ben Aston

I’m Ben Aston, a digital project manager and founder of thedigitalprojectmanager.com. I've been in the industry for more than 15 years working in the UK at London’s top digital agencies including Dare, Wunderman, Lowe and DDB. I’ve delivered everything from film to CMS', games to advertising and eCRM to eCommerce sites. I’ve been fortunate enough to work across a wide range of great clients; automotive brands including Land Rover, Volkswagen and Honda; Utility brands including BT, British Gas and Exxon, FMCG brands such as Unilever, and consumer electronics brands including Sony.

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