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SUNDAY REWIND: The secret weapon of retrospectives – the Team Radar

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You know that moment when you realise that something in your team isn’t quite right? Sometimes you’re the only one who sees it too. It’s never a fun feeling, but often, your ability to spot the problem can be put to good use. Today we find out how via a 2019 post by independent product leadership coach and author Petra Wille.

In The Secret Weapon of Retrospectives – the Team Radar, Petra discusses the Team Radar, a great retrospective method to use when faced with a team that’s not as receptive to feedback as you might like.

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The Team Radar consists of an “eight-legged spider” graphic with labels for each leg or axis, and a scale for each of these axes

There’s a saying from the world of coaching that springs to mind here: “You can’t push the car you’re sitting in.” It’s the same principle – if, as a product manager, you spot patterns emerging before everyone else, it’s because you’re not really a part of the team. And that’s an advantage you should put to good use.

Read The Secret Weapon of Retrospectives – the Team Radar in full and explore more great content in our Sunday Rewind series.

You know that moment when you realise that something in your team isn't quite right? Sometimes you're the only one who sees it too. It's never a fun feeling, but often, your ability to spot the problem can be put to good use. Today we find out how via a 2019 post by independent product leadership coach and author Petra Wille. In The Secret Weapon of Retrospectives – the Team Radar, Petra discusses the Team Radar, a great retrospective method to use when faced with a team that's not as receptive to feedback as you might like. [caption id="attachment_16663" align="aligncenter" width="531"]team radar tool The Team Radar consists of an “eight-legged spider” graphic with labels for each leg or axis, and a scale for each of these axes[/caption]
There’s a saying from the world of coaching that springs to mind here: “You can’t push the car you’re sitting in.” It’s the same principle – if, as a product manager, you spot patterns emerging before everyone else, it’s because you’re not really a part of the team. And that’s an advantage you should put to good use.
Read The Secret Weapon of Retrospectives – the Team Radar in full and explore more great content in our Sunday Rewind series.