Exercise: Count to 20

One of my primary speaking sessions lately is centered around helping people start learning through experiencing and not being told.  I’ve enjoyed this session and the results so much that I’m going to do a series of posts that highlight…

Agile2018

For several years now, I have written something about my experience at the Agile Alliance 20xx conference.  I have been attending this conference every year since Agile2007. Yet, each time I am surprised by what I experience. I have written…

Just a job

As a leader, I think the words “just a job” are in the top ten worst things I can hear.  Sure – there is the obvious damage to the product/service this person is providing. However, that’s not what guts me…

Humanizing Work Advanced Learning Event 2018

This past week, I attended the Agile For All Humanizing Work Advanced Learning event.  Essentially, this event is designed to help Agile For All alumni grow further along with their Agile mindset and skills.  Just as every year, I found myself standing at the close of this…

Techniques for remembering

One of the most important roles for leaders is this combination of challenging and supporting people with their growth.  The problem for me is keeping all of the information straight in my head so I don’t forget.  Over the years,…