It takes many different mindsets and behaviors to make a team hum. I am appreciating a view of collaborative behaviors developed by David Kantor (as part of his work on Structural Dynamics), and am finding it useful as a way to hold up a mirror to a team that is interested in understanding and improving their communication.
Introducing the Itty Bitty Shitty Committee (IBSC): Sometime during my 50th trip around our star, I had a thought, “I should run a marathon before I turn 60.” And then those voices in my head kicked in with a nice chorus of “Yes, but…”
There are a number of great resources related to being a great Product Owner. Below are but a few of my favorites. If you only have 10 minutes and want to learn what it means to be a product owner Watch Henrik Kniberg’s 15-minute video at 1.25x speed! Then spend the rest of your career absorbing from below…
Framed on my study wall is a selfie of my daughter Isabel and myself in the cockpit of a Cessna two-seater. She’s in the pilot’s seat, I’m holding the camera and we both have the biggest smiles on our faces.