Just a quick post here about a short piece I heard from NPR lately (the truth is my wonderful wife sent me a link to this piece). It unites several interests of mine – including product development, personal growth, goal setting, and discovering a sense of purpose – and I’d encourage you to take the… Continue reading Designing your life
Originally posted on InTruthItsNotThatSimple:
Recently I spent ninety minutes with our full development and product teams listening to a series of two minute pitches on ideas for our quarterly ‘hack week’ event. As a company we’ve been doing this for the past few years – setting aside one week every quarter for our development team…
As our company dives into a period of busyness and growth we are accelerating development of a new module on one of our core products. Moving this forward will involve me as Product owner wearing several hats (read more about what these different hats are here). Here are some of the key things I will… Continue reading Down in the weeds
Turns out this week has been even busier than I expected so I am only now posting two quick reflections on leadership and pop culture just to get caught up again as well as a few words on Agile to wrap up the week. One of the key questions on my mind has been around… Continue reading Brief thoughts on leadership and decision making
[Sorry that my crazy week last week meant two late posts on my blog – including this one – but here at last is my “Friday” post on Agile. I fear the week to come will be equally busy but I have lots on my mind that I hope to share so I will get… Continue reading Setting Goals
How can you change the set of behaviors and habits that a couple, a family, or an organization has developed over time? How do you shift the mindset that thinks, “This is who we are and what we do,” when sticking with the old way of thinking won’t produce the new results you want? I’m… Continue reading How do you change a culture?
I want to change the world. There, I said it. I don’t just want a comfortable life (though I sure wouldn’t mind if that happens too) or a fun job (also nice but not my highest goal). I want to make a difference, to leave things better than I found them, to be part of… Continue reading A Little Secret