Finding the right community to help grow your career isn’t always easy. Sometimes the better path is to build your own community. Here’s how I did it.
“Unless you’re the founder and the product manager at the same time, you are not the CEO of anything.”
At this point in its lifecycle, Agile is in the mass adoption phase. Whenever I’m in front of an audience or teaching a workshop and I ask, “How many of you work using Agile processes?” 100% of the hands in the room go up. The honest people in the room will still hold their hand … Continue reading The top 10 rebuttals to: “Agile is great. But it won’t work here.”
My friend Abby Covert recently reminded me of the scarcity and value of time. It’s the only material in existence that is constantly being depleted and cannot be replenished naturally or artificially. Here’s the worst part — we have no idea how much of it we actually have. Here’s the best part — you have a choice about how … Continue reading On Making Meetings and the Depletion of Time
Image courtesy of http://danielle-carlson.blogspot.dk/2011_02_01_archive.htmlI’m regularly asked how to get organizations to start buying into a leaner more agile way of working. While no one tactic holds the key to success, there is one that seems to slide under the radar more often than not and yet is crucial to the success of organizational transformation. I … Continue reading The Shit Umbrella