I’m a strong believer in every independent consultant needing a “hit by a bus” backup.  Of course, your backup / teammate also becomes your “go on a cruise” backup, “having a baby” backup, etc.  Of course, in a small team you and your teammates are probably going to be working on different projects at different times, and it’s not very feasible to have meetings on a daily or weekly basis to expect to bring your teammates up to date on everything you’re working on.  The solution is to put in place a really top-notch collaboration system that will allow you More >