We rarely lack options and ideas on how to improve.
The challenge is picking where to focus.
The most common question I'm asked.
We have 100s of projects and dependencies, and we have to report on them
I had a client attempting 400 projects at once.
They showed me a vast wall with all the index cards
You can't see clearly from ONE point of view!
As a result, we miss lots of information.
Here are some
Even great teams can get off track
We used this rhythm to catch things before they went off the rails.
1. Not talking to those affected (AKA Ivory tower design)
Solves only management problems, makes more work no gain for
Despite wanting to be more productive, few achieve it.
Even fewer do it at Scale. More familiar to hear, "These
My controversial take:
Scenario: You have a 5-hour piece of work.
Can you sit down and work for 5 hours
(I've made all of these)
1) Thinking we understand after the first week. 🤔
The situation is always more complex.
I was stuck and actively struggling to make progress in my career. Frustrated and finding it hard to ignore the
I spent 4.5 years at Spotify, 🎵🎵
Four reflections on my experiences.
1️⃣ Every Company has problems, even your heroes.
Too often, we get crappy feedback that's hard to take action on.
This simple method of offering is a way
A young kid is watching their parents cooking dinner, roast chicken, to be precise. Just before putting the chicken in the oven, one parent slices off the top bit of the chicken and then sticks it in the roasting pan. The child, curious as always, asks, “Why do you do that?”
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