Somewhere along the line “meetings” has become a dirty word Filled calendars, bookings 3 deep, have become the norm in many of our lives that work feels like something we try to “squeeze in between meetings.” At the morning team sync oft’ is heard… “Yesterday I was in meetings all …
When surveyed, 80% of software developers reported they believed their skills were above average. Overestimating one’s desirable qualities relative to other people, is known as the Illusory Superiority Bias, aka the Lake Wobegon effect, one of many cognitive biases.
Oh, boy, I failed again! I recently facilitated an event where at one point I struggled mightily. As I reflected on how I might have done better, I recalled the note and vote technique: Note and vote (aka Nominal group technique (NGT)) is a structured method for brainstorming/decision making that …
If you are in transition to an Agile environment, I offer a handful of indispensable tools for dealing with such troublesome issues such as Self-Managing Teams and Gold-Owner questions
Ever since the dawn of our species, we’ve told stories.
We’ve sung them, told them around campfires, painted them on cave walls, drew them on clay pots and canvases, woven them in tapestries and carved them into stone. Eventually we wrote them down.
Today, we share stories via sticky notes, podcasts, town halls, planning meetings and daily scrums.