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    Cross-Functional People

    We must get away from the idea people are silos. Just because people are experts, they must not do it all alone. Cross-functional teams require cross-functional people, who are able to contribute critical questions beyond their core expertise. It is the key to focus and robustness. Subject matter experts are silos – subject matter expertise needs to be shared. If experts are leaving, the subject stays. If you are not able to close the gap from within your organization, expertise needs to be bought from the outside. Experts from the outside do not know anything about the culture in your organization – but they will affect it. Others will be…