A very interesting looking book: Observing the User Experience: A Practitioner's Guide to User Research
I tried to do some projects just by myself, this isn't enough people. I think maybe 5 people is the perfect size, but it might not be enough. Perhaps 3 at the core, and have people in remote locations helping with other tasks? It's so hard to coordinate remote teams and to get them all on the same page.
It's a mystery, one that I would love to solve. I want to live out in the country and still do great work.
I am here:
And I want to work with people all over here: