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

Act 2: The Sith Lords of GSDers

If Hank from Act 1 was the ultimate cheer leader Kate had to be the Sith Lord of party poopers. Kate couldn’t get any group going. She just could not get herself to see the bright side of anything. She probably discovered the real identity of Santa at age 1.5. She was cynical about everything,… Continue reading Act 2: The Sith Lords of GSDers

4 Techniques to Build Your Team’s Confidence

How are you growing as a boss? One clear indicator is how “skilled” you are at strengthening your team’s confidence. You know, that feeling of “we are not afraid to confront this hard problem and we think we can solve it.” And we need to practice this “skill.” Self esteem comes from accumulating evidence of… Continue reading 4 Techniques to Build Your Team’s Confidence