This chapter discusses stereotype by providing relevant information about team building and team planning that project professionals can use proactively to become more productive in the workplace. Self-control of conflict responses, individually and collectively, is paramount to the stability and productivity of teams; the role of team planning is to ensure more effective conflict management. Effective team planning requires a mindset that is both visionary and methodical. This mindset resists getting distracted by short-term crises and makes sound decisions based on how team planning strategies, objectives, and tactics connect to the overall vision for the team. Team planning requires special attention to details about specific processes for tasks and approaches to relationships that team members implement to direct and support the team through each stage of its development. Team building activities are tactical elements of the team development plan, primarily to build rapport, trust, and synergy.