A common characteristic among exceptionally creative and innovative people is that they read outside their central field of expertise. Many of the solu…
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Building the tools you need to develop a skill will also deepen your understanding of that skill.
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Very good article from Margaret Heffernan, "It’s Finally Time to Retire ‘Good to Great’ From the Leadership Canon." This quote stands out: Collins insi…
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Welcome changing requirements, even late in development. Agile processes harness change for the customer's competitive advantage. Agile Manifesto Princ…
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Agile? What the hell?This is not familiar!Stand up. Now step two.
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Somewhere along the path of studying Aikido for 25 years I found a useful perspective on the art that applies to a lot of skills in life. Aikido is eas…
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What comes to mind when you think of the word "waste?" I'd wager a ten spot it wasn't something pleasant. Rather, something to be pushed to the curb, r…
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Scrum mastering remote teams demands an extra set of skills than those required for co-located teams. The non-verbal cues we've learned growing up and …
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Once Upon a Time on the World Wide Web, before Google arrived and established a self-fulfilling prophecy as their motto, "Don't be Evil," you could ask…
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Every once and a while I have to work with someone who has the idea that productivity would increase if we had teams that floated from project to proje…
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Conceptually, the idea of a minimum viable product (MVP) is easy to grasp. Early in a project, it's a deliverable that reflects some semblance to the f…
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The dialog about the value of daily scrum meetings is as vigorous as ever. I hope it never gets settled. That's because I frequently argue both sides. …
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