One of the most important lessons I have learned over the last few years is that Organizational Behaviour Follows Leadership Behaviour. Lasting improvements can only start with leaders modeling new behaviours. I use this all the time to help leaders choose what they really want for themselves and their organizations. Current Organization Behaviour is a result [...] Continue reading »
The WholeHearted Manifesto consists on one value statement: We Value People. (Period) People are the driving force behind getting results. This is the secret recipe for success. We value all people. Our customers. Our peers. But most of all ourselves. It would be a mistake to think this is fluffy bunny stuff. It’s not. It [...] Continue reading »
This is a report-out of a deeply insightful Open Space session at Agile Games 2012. How do we achieve greatness and great results? This post explores key factors such as fear, risk safety, vulnerability and much more. Inherent Risk, Personal Baggage and Controls Imagine you are swimming in the water, going about your business. The [...] Continue reading »
Alternate Title: Organize and prioritize your personal projects. I keep my life sane use David Allen's Getting Things Done (GTD) together with the Pomodoro Technique. GTD is great for managing the little stuff (like email) and Pomodoro is great for managing and prioritizing projects. I use Index Cards for managing the Pomodoro Technique For each [...] Continue reading »
A bunch of the folks I am working with now have started to use the Pomodoro Technique. This is really cool and a great way to boost productivity. One of the challenges is people interrupting because they don't know someone's in a Pomodoro. So, one compensation (not a solution, just a mitigating technique) is to use [...] Continue reading »
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