Teams come together with their goal in mind, they are expected to deliver results. What happens when something is going wrong for your team? Are people looking for a scapegoat, blaming somebody else for making a mistake? Nobody feels safe in such an environment. There is no willingness to take risks and hence creativity cannot unfold. Don’t allow toxic behaviors to define your team culture, agree to call them out when they surface. Jointly identify the root causes of failures and help each other to improve. It’s the shortest way for your team to succeed!
You’re under pressure because you definitely started this important project too late. How