Off the rails

This month, I was extremely lucky and honored to speak at the Agile Virtual Summit, hosted by Adam Weisbart.  First, let me say that Adam did an amazing job on this event from top to bottom:  marketing, communication, speakers, topics,…

Defensive Responses

I thought about posting today about the protests. I thought about posting today about some element of systematic racism that I’m still digging into to understand in all areas of my life including work. But I started thinking about the…

Nothing to Say

Ok.  Obviously, anyone that knows me understands this is not ever completely true but I am experiencing something that is different. After being basically home 95%+ of the time since March 14th, I’m feeling very unmotivated.  With the groundhog repetitive…

More Appreciation Please

“We often use the words “recognition” and “appreciation” interchangeably, but there’s a big difference between them. The former is about giving positive feedback based on results or performance. The latter, on the other hand, is about acknowledging a person’s inherent…

Virtual Course Retrospective

Now I must own this upfront…I am not thrilled about doing virtual courses.  I’m in extrovert that thrives on connection and building on what is happening in the environment.  However, one must do what they have to do during this…