I'd like to talk about something close to my heart: me.Read More
I just watched a 10 minute interview with Satya Nadella (CEO of Microsoft — have you heard of it?) on The Verge, I suggest you watch it too.
When Satya started a year and a half ago I got the sense Microsofts is changing. And it has; quite a bit. This video gives some hints as to what it means for a company to get a new CEO. The impact it can have.Read More
People often come to me, and ask: “How do you get so much shit done? Why doesn’t anything fall through the cracks? Why don’t you ever seem to be bored? How can I be more like you?”
The answer is simple. It's all thanks to my very own system that I call “Getting Shit Done.” It’s a lot like the “Getting Things Done” system, except simpler, plus it has “Shit” in the name, because I’ve worked hard to build up sufficient street cred to use edgy words like that. Yo.Read More
A few weeks back we had an internal lightning talk at STX Next from a product owner and scrum master of one our teams. The talk was about their experience over the past year joining an existing team that, until then, had functioned without these roles. While the talk focused a lot on the value of adding “Agile people” to teams, for me it connected the dots on an important thing we don't do enough:
Question all the things.Read More