Mobbing Pattern Language

Patterns: Pinch hitter

Also Known As


Someone doesn’t want to be in the mob but doesn’t want to leave completely either. Maybe a newbie, or a neuroatypical person, or a product owner.


Give the person a place to stay connected to the mob without needing to be fully engaged.

How To

Create a comfortable place on the edge of the mob. A sofa or recliner is good.

Invite the person to hang out in the space with a laptop. They can email or whatever while the mob works.