Great article! Unfortunately I just found it now, and couldn't read ALL the comments, but there's a point I haven't see: schedule regular 1:1 meetings with everyone (or almost) in the team, just to get to know each other. Like, personally!
Obviously some work/tech stuff should come up, but try not to talk only about them. This works greatly towards team building. It's invaluable to me.
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