As an Agile coach, how long should one stay in an engagement to avoid turning into a pickle and yet still find butterflies and unicorns to carry on? [...]
"A society grows great when old men plant trees whose shade they know they shall never sit in." (Greek proverb) What's the difference between casual gardeners and hardcore gardeners?
Well, that’s not actually what happened, but close.[...]
One of the greatest benefits I’ve realized and enjoyed from conferences has been the deep insights and learning acquired. This benefit tripled for me this year. I got to learn from three vantage points.[…]
Scrum team members are missing at every Scrum event during every Sprint. Sound familiar? [...]
I recently finished the book titled, “Beyond the Goal” by Eliyahu Goldratt. It was a companion sequel to his best-selling business novel titled, “The Goal”. “The Goal” introduced the world to Goldratt’s Theory of Constraints (TOC). “Beyond the Goal” digs deeper into many of the TOC concepts introduced in “The Goal”, reflects on the status of TOC acceptance and implementations world wide and provides guidance on how to implement TOC. On top of all that, I got a special bonus. He blew my mind and rocked my world three times. […]
“Human resources are like natural resources; they’re often buried deep. You have to go looking for them, they’re not just lying around on the surface. You have to create the circumstances where they show themselves.” – Sir Ken Robinson [...]