29 Nov 2023
I try to focus my writing on presenting a situation or problem and a way to move forward from it. In this article, I’m going to only focus on the problematic beliefs I encounter in organizations and individuals. The entire point of this little article is to put down the unhealthy things I deal with so you can empathize and maybe be honest about where you might have some of these as well.
27 Nov 2023
Many organizations I consult with wish they could move faster. These organizations also cite how long it takes to make simple decisions as a huge bottleneck and would love to find ways to remove or expedite the decisions.
22 Nov 2023
I work with lots of leaders in companies ranging from Fortune 10 to start-ups, and there are two skills that many leaders struggle with, and I wanted to talk through those in this article.
20 Nov 2023
I often talk about the idea of planning horizons, especially regarding product milestones and architecture. It’d be helpful for me to provide a short example of what I would typically do for a client or group.
15 Nov 2023
For years, folks have struggled with phrases like “self-organizing” and the newer “self-managed” regarding teams. I have met plenty of leaders and managers who have tried to figure out how to create teams with these qualities and find their own place when they work with teams like this. In this article, I want to talk through a few things to consider if you’re a leader interested in building self-managed teams.
13 Nov 2023
**Scattered across almost any consultant’s PowerPoint decks will be several quotes. There’s the infamous, “If we asked what they wanted, they’d have said a faster horse,” and “Everyone has a plan until they get punched in the mouth,” and the one I’ll be talking a bit about today is, “A bad system beats a good person every time.”