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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

Agile · Coaching · Communication · Ideals · Innovation · Leadership · podcasts · Principles · purpose · Recognizing excellence · Scrum

Two good listens (plus 1)

I’ve been listening to some good on-line presentations and speeches lately and wanted to share them here. I also want to recommend again a podcast I mentioned in my last post: Inside Intercom. I called out their most recent episode – an interview with Laura Klein – but wanted to say that as I’ve started… Continue reading Two good listens (plus 1)

Agile · Decision making · Design · Leadership · New features · podcasts · Product management

Quick notes

It’s been a minute since I posted anything new so I wanted to share a few quick ideas. First, I’m listening to a great podcast with Laura Klein from Inside Intercom (here’s a link: https://bit.ly/2M5QBU8). I highly recommend checking it out if you’re interested in UI/UX and product development. Second, I’ve been thinking a lot… Continue reading Quick notes

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Good material I found this week

Even as my work life keeps me busy, I try to keep up with at least some of what other product developers are writing about Agile development and testing. Two of my favorite sources are InfoQ and Stickyminds. You can find them online (at InfoQ.com and Stickyminds.com) and on Twitter. InfoQ recently released a couple… Continue reading Good material I found this week

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Baltimore volume 1: The Plague Ships

The first volume of Baltimore by Mike Mignola is the 28th book I’ve read this year; it tells the opening chapter in the story of Lord Baltimore and his hunt for the ancient vampire Haigus.  The hatred between Baltimore and this vampire is personal and their war has raged for years before the opening of… Continue reading Baltimore volume 1: The Plague Ships