I wrote a blog post back in 2016 with the same title. A different event inspired me to write about the same idea and I think it bears repeating. Last week, I was at a client site in California – the state that prides itself on being eco-friendly. By the door (on the way out […]
A term I use quite a bit when I’m teaching a class is ‘artificial constraints’ – those barriers we put up in our head that are non-existent. For example, sometimes I walk into a class and the table for my ‘stuff’ is in the wrong place and I walk around it for an hour before […]
Paul Seaman (from Australia and @beaglesays on twitter) took me up on my offer to chat and we ended up having a great discussion about tasks and columns on a story board among many other things. I learned a little, and he took away some ideas that he wants to try with his team – a win-win in my books.
This morning I received notification that a friend had passed away. Many remember him as a shaker and a doer in the agile community. He was that, but he did it quietly. He made changes without a lot of fanfare. He told stories – many of them starting when he was doing his rock star […]