The team was productive, but the organization remains disappointed. Sadly this type of relationship leads to measuring more things to figure out why teams are broken. Continue reading Measure Outcomes Not Things
Every so often it’s worth running a special retrospective around the big ticket items that have seemed out of reach. Those items that today seem like big blockers that stand in the way of the team growing to the next … Continue reading Big Ticket Items
I was working with 2 teams new to agile on Monday. Both teams were running their first team retrospectives after trying a very lightweight Kanban system for 2 weeks. No limits on work, just visualize your work on the board … Continue reading Digging for roots..
As lean agile leaders we invest tremendous amounts of time, effort, and passion in helping our teams focus on getting priorities to done. It is a core principle we want every team to embrace. If you are anything like me, … Continue reading What is the most important thing you need to today?
I had been reading some fascinating theories this past week. The studies were on figuring out just how long it takes our minds to kick in and talk us out of taking action once we have the impulse to move … Continue reading 5 seconds to act….