Hey Brad I normally have my tasked assigned to me by my manager but recently I’ve heard about something called Self Assignment what the heck is that exactly? Self Assignment is simply the practice of letting team members select their own tasks instead of having them dealt out by a manager or lead. The idea… To read more click here.
One of the things I heard a lot when first introducing Scrum to my organization was that Scrum wasn’t agile, that it didn’t follow the manifesto’s statement of people over process since Scrum is a process ( actually its a framework not a process ). Something one of my colleges told me that really bugs… To read more click here.
Hey Brad, I can’t make heads or tails out of this, is being a Scrum Master a role or a job? That is would I get hired as a Scrum Master or as something else that might also perform Scrum Master duties? That’s a good question, in fact I’ve seen others ask the same question… To read more click here.
Hey Brad what the heck makes an effective leader? At the end of my previous post What the Heck is a Team Leader? I talked about leadership coming from all directions, the idea that anyone on a team can be the leader. Being a leader is not about a role or authority but rather its… To read more click here.
Hi Brad, in your previous post What the Heck is a Team Leader? there was a side note titled Pace, Don’t Lead. What the heck do you mean by that? I saw a video once of David McTurk Former COO of Bookham Technologys talking about leadership. What he said in the video (Pace, don’t lead)… To read more click here.
The other day I annexed an unused desk at work and turned it into a “break room”, a space away from my desk where I (and anyone else for that matter, all are welcome) can recharge during lunch. We do have a cafeteria in the building but its cold, hard and has a primary purpose… To read more click here.
Hey Brad, where I work I hear people refer to themselves as a Team Manager or a Team Leader or even a Team Lead. I know what a Team Manager is but what the heck is a Team Leader and how is that different then a Manager? That is a very good question; when I… To read more click here.
Hi Brad I heard you talk about Project Fatigue before, what the heck is that? Project Fatigue is a term I thought I was about to coin until I did a quick Google search and learned that its already a thing. It (or at least my use of the term) describes a condition when a… To read more click here.