Storytelling

There are many sessions and posts about “the one skill every leader should have”.  I don’t disagree with most of them but I do find it funny that we try to boil down all of leadership to one important skill.…

Work is personal

I am not a fan of the sentiment:  “It’s not personal, it’s business”.  I find that the only times this line is thrown out there is to dismiss inappropriate decisions or behaviors.  For example: Firing someone:  Sure you are not…

Appreciation Day – Anjalee

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:  Anjalee Last…

Agile 2014 Conference Submissions

I have been attending the Agile Alliance conference for a number of years now.  A few years ago, I wanted to start helping with the conference.  My reasons were: Wanting to give back to a conference that I’ve learned quite…

Mgt or Tech

So awhile back, I referenced I had some feelings regarding choosing management or technical.  With the holidays and move to Denver behind me, I can sit down and try to explain my angst on this subject. In development, there often…