Custom Workshops for Team Development: One Size Does Not Fit All

In the tech and software sector, where no two startups face exactly the same challenges, the need for customised team development solutions is clear. Off-the-shelf workshops often fall short because they don’t address the unique obstacles and dynamics that each team faces.


Why Custom Workshops?

Generic traing programs can provide foundational knowledge but typically fail to tackle the nuanced issues specific to each startup. Custom development, combining coaching labs, diagnostics and workshops, on the other hand, are meticulously designed to target specific needs and deliver more impactful, lasting changes.


Designing Effective Custom Development:


  1. Thorough Needs Assessment:

Begin with a detailed analysis of the team’s current dynamics, pinpointing specific challenges and goals. This assessment forms the blueprint for the development.


  1. Engagement and Interaction:

Design activities that require active participation, ensuring that team members are not just listeners but active contributors to the learning process.


  1. Ongoing Support and Reinforcement:

The end of a development shouldn’t mean the end of support. Follow-up sessions and ongoing communication plus coaching are crucial for breaking old habits, and cementing new behaviours and collaboration strategies within the team.


Who’s done it well?

– Monzo Bank:

Faced with the challenge of maintaining its culture amidst rapid expansion, Monzo invested in custom workshops focused on maintaining core values and fostering a sense of belonging among new hires. This proactive approach helped them retain their startup ethos even as they grew.

– Stripe:

Stripe’s approach to custom team development, focusing on enhancing communication and operational efficiency among its globally distributed teams, has been pivotal in their sustained growth and innovation.


We understand that every scaling software firm has its unique journey and challenges. Our custom team and individual development solution are crafted not just to meet but to exceed your specific developmental needs, ensuring your team is equipped to navigate both current and future challenges.