Thankfulness

Riding the train to work… a day or so before thanksgiving… a question bubbled up in my mind: What am I thankful for? Here’s what I am thankful for …the brilliant-assholes and the just plain-assholes that I’ve met along the way. You have been my bengali tea boys. You have triggered my …

Setting Agile Team Expectations and Agreements

By communicating clear expectation and agreements,  teams create an environment where positive norms – rather than default habits – become their operating guidelines. Think of the “Team Agreements” as the glue that helps binds a team together. This glue: Fosters trust and openness Creates a common vision Generates a nutrient rich environment for …