"I don't know what is wrong with these people, we were doing really well, making real progress. In the last month we have ground to a halt. I don't understand it." This was the opening to a recent dialogue with a leader. Sound familiar?
That dialogue led us to a careful exploration of what was happening and how the team could get unstuck. I have had that dialogue several times; as well as experiencing being stuck myself. Here's what I have learnt about why teams get stuck – and what to do about it.