Agile Jobs, Exploring Success and Failure in Agile, Exploring the InterWebs

What is the strangest Job Description you have encountered?

Golden Rule: We try to practice the Golden Rule (“Do unto others…” and that sort of thing) by exercising reliability, trust and giving back to each other and our community. Success for All: We believe that success for our stakeholders—whether our teammates, clients or shareholders—comes with a sincere focus on continuous learning, selfless teaching and… Read More What is the strangest Job Description you have encountered?

Exploring the InterWebs

Leaders need “User Manuals” – and what I learned by writing mine | Abby Falik from LinkedIn

What people misunderstand about me I am an introvert, posing as a professional extrovert.  Don’t confuse my tendency to work alone in my office with being disengaged.  My door’s always open.  I speak with conviction, but I’m not set in my thinking. I’m open-minded and always delighted to be shown a better way.  I make decisions quickly, but if… Read More Leaders need “User Manuals” – and what I learned by writing mine | Abby Falik from LinkedIn

Exploring the InterWebs, Motivation

What Really Motivates Employees (Hint: It’s not carrots or sticks)

Once you get the “right people on the bus,” (as taught to us by Jim Collins and his best-seller, Good to Great), a leader’s job is to keep them there by figuring out the elixir of intrinsic motivation. Source: What Really Motivates Employees (Hint: It’s not carrots or sticks) | LinkedIn While this is a… Read More What Really Motivates Employees (Hint: It’s not carrots or sticks)

Exploring Success and Failure in Agile, Exploring the InterWebs

Embracing Agile Article from HBR.ORG

An article that I have often come back to and referred to a lot of my clients. This article also has a really thought provoking “The Right Conditions for Agile” table that I have found useful when explaining my choice of methodologies to executives. Don’t change structures right away; change roles instead. Many executives assume… Read More Embracing Agile Article from HBR.ORG

Exploring the InterWebs

Google Hire

Google Hire makes the hiring process easy to submit to and the easy to keep records on. Why is this not being used EVERYWHERE?? Have some of these HR form app vendors actually ever used their own forms? Do they have QA or UAT? So many of them are such a huge waste of time just to… Read More Google Hire