Run Agile Meetings

So much has been written about meetings.  There is 1 goal from having meetings – reduce confusion.  Yea, some calls it alignment or whatever but I prefer the word confusion. It is precise. Specifically, confusion stems from these questions:DOES EVERYONE KNOW…  – What the goals are?– Why the goals are the way they are? –… Continue reading Run Agile Meetings

Reality Santa ๐ŸŽ…๐Ÿผ

Santa is your destiny, at home and at work. When parents trick their kids with the Santa story, all they are trying to do is to bring their children a sense of wonder some fun, and to coerce the kids to obey them by fabricating this elaborated hoax of a deer-domineering bigger old man who… Continue reading Reality Santa ๐ŸŽ…๐Ÿผ

Leading the New Normal

In 2009, the company I worked for went through a re-organization and laid off a bunch of folks. The news of a massive downsizing was announced, and before the big bosses figured out how to translate the numbers into actual humans, we had to show up everyday to work, attend meetings, schmooze at the water… Continue reading Leading the New Normal

We Need To Land The “Why What How” Plane

Why should leaders get good at articulating the “Why What How framework? It helped founders & leaders clarify their manifesto and crystallize their teamsโ€™ purpose, process, and culture. aka,๐Ÿ›ฌ. What are the 2 frameworks1. Connecting the jฬถaฬถrฬถgฬถoฬถnฬถsฬถ dots:* ๐—Ÿ๐—ฒ๐—ฎ๐—ฑ๐—ฒ๐—ฟ๐˜€๐—ต๐—ถ๐—ฝ sells the ๐—ช๐—›๐—ฌ* ๐— ๐—ฎ๐—ป๐—ฎ๐—ด๐—ฒ๐—บ๐—ฒ๐—ป๐˜ is the ๐—ช๐—›๐—”๐—ง* ๐—–๐˜‚๐—น๐˜๐˜‚๐—ฟ๐—ฒ defines the ๐—›๐—ข๐—ช โฃใ€€๐Ÿ–ฑDouble-clickโฃโฃใ€€Leadership is convincing the teams… Continue reading We Need To Land The “Why What How” Plane