Encouragement · Gratitude · Reading

A (somewhat late) Mid-year Check-in

When I started this blog roughly 10 years ago I had hopes of posting regularly and finding consistent engagement from people who shared my interests in product development, pop culture, Agile, and reading. At this point I’m not sure I can even call myself an “occasional” blogger given how rarely I post here. The truth… Continue reading A (somewhat late) Mid-year Check-in

Encouragement · Expectation · Gratitude · listening · Reading · Recognizing excellence

2020 Reflections

What a year. It is hard to comprehend all that has happened personally and globally in the past 12 months. I’ve experienced some encouraging career success and some painful physical injuries that led to months of slow recovery. I’ve had friends and family members die and seen wonderful growth for others close to me. The… Continue reading 2020 Reflections

Coaching · Expectation · Gratitude · Recommendations · Television

Monday musings – 30 July

Some quick notes about things on my mind heading into this week: Gratitude: In the past week I’ve had several good “coaching” conversations in which I’ve been either coaching folks I help lead or receiving helpful feedback from other people in my firm. As a company we are pushing to grow in how we coach… Continue reading Monday musings – 30 July

Expectation · Gratitude · podcasts · Reading · Recommendations

Monday musings – 23 July

Some quick notes about things on my mind heading into this week: Gratitude: My wife got home this weekend after three weeks in England studying Shakespeare; while I am grateful for the fun my daughter and I had together while my wife was away and also grateful for the chance my wife had to enjoy… Continue reading Monday musings – 23 July

Communication · Effectiveness · Expectation · Gratitude · Pop culture · Reading · Recommendations

Monday musings – 9 July

Brief notes on some of what I’m thinking about at the start of this week.   Gratitude: Coming off of a weekend with beautiful weather, lots of time outdoors, and several fun activities with my daughter – all of which have me energized heading into the week. Expectation: This week I am heading into a… Continue reading Monday musings – 9 July

Customer conversations · Expectation · Gratitude · podcasts · Pop culture · Product management

Monday musings – 2 July

Brief notes about what’s on my mind heading into this week. Gratitude: There’s a group of guys at work with whom I play a regular game of Dungeons and Dragons; yes at my age it’s fun to fully express my nerd-self and spend a few hours every couple of weeks role playing, drinking beers, and… Continue reading Monday musings – 2 July