The biggest challenge people face during collaboration is direction, purpose and decision making. Without one person leading, those questions can sometimes stunt the collaborative process. What is our collective purpose and goal/objective? Who will make the final decision? What is my role in this group and how can I contribute well? All questions that need clarification early on or else they might lead to a circular process like a dog chasing its own tail.
Here are some good tools on how to address these challenges to make the collaborative process constructive and most of all, well, fun. Click here to read more.