Thinking about cohort building
Tuckman's Theory of Teams
Research has shown that teams go through definitive stages during development. Bruce Tuckman identified a five-stage group development process. He called the stages: forming, storming, norming, performing, and adjourning.
Group cohesion is often the result of group activities that can be understood in a frequency and intensity matrix. Frequency refers to how often activities occur and intensity is the amount of arousal any given activity produces.
The Connector's Journey
Positive human connectivity objectives are achieved when a person successfully navigates the human connectivity process. This process is referred to as ‘The Connector’s Journey’ and takes the perspective of the person seeking to connect (the Connector).