Appreciation Post – Pete

Unfortunately, saying thank you seems to be an after thought more and more.  So at least once a month, I will take a few minutes to publicly appreciate someone that has had an impact on me. This round:  Pete again…

Measuring Leaders

There are going to be a few posts from attending the Singularity University Global Summit that I recently attended in August. I was listening to a Q & A panel with Charlene Li, Ricardo Vargas, and John Hagel.  At first I…

ORSC Systems Integration Recap

I’m finally forcing myself to find time to take CRR Global Organization and Relationship System Coaching training program.  Beyond Emotional Intelligence (relationship with oneself), and Social Intelligence (relationship with other) lies Relationship Systems Intelligence where the focus is on the…

I vs We Feedback

Recently, I was meeting with someone that had been interviewing internally for a senior leadership position within her company.  She wanted to talk with me about a specific piece of feedback that she had received. “You need to say ‘I’…

Learning: Risk & Failure

There are going to be a few posts from attending the Singularity University Global Summit that I recently attended in August. Unfortunately, I wrote this down but didn’t write down which speaker said this.  My apologies.  However, I still want to…

Pivotal Moments Patterns

At Agile2019, I was asked what my three pivotal moments in my career where thus far.  The specific answer doesn’t really matter.  However, this generated a few conversations about people’s pivotal moments.  Then I noticed a few common patterns –…

Agile2019 Recap

This morning, I woke up still feeling incredibly grateful for the experiences at Agile2019.  Normally, I do a retrospective style post following the conference.  Yet, last year I focused on appreciations and I’m going to continue down that path…with this…

Break from Conferences

For 2019, I made a choice to only attend two conferences this year.  For reference, I usually attend/speak at about 7-12 conferences a year. One reason was that I wanted to take a 5 course program and that would take…

Downside to Agile

There are plenty of downsides while trying to become and do agile (maybe a future post).  I’m going to focus on the bigger picture right now. I’ve been experimenting with Agile frameworks and environments since 1999 when I first was…