Do you know people who jump into a problem get so many accolades, thanks, handshakes (elbows), congratulations, and everything else? It’s not because they knew how to solve the problem. It’s not because they actually solved the problem. It’s not because they were the best leader or coder or anything. It’s because they jumped in. They took that step that no one else was willing to take and did it. That leapt and lead.

How many times does this keep having to be said? I’m not sure, but for review… If you trust your team, if you have faith in your team, it does not mean things will go well, it does not mean the journey will be smooth, it does not mean that everything will go perfectly well and you and them will become superstars. You will screw up, they will screw up – but you will trust…

Whether it’s an update or a release – we all know that big date that is coming, we have it circled on our calendar – we all know what we are driving toward and what it means. We know the importance of it to the customer. We understand the value of it to the team. We know what it means to everyone that has contributed thus far. Don’t let them down. Don’t push it out.…

The Remote Engine is you, your team, and everything else that helps power it. It only works when all cylinders are running and right now we are all running low. Throughout this great experiment, we have probably not invested as much in maintenance as we should have. Look it happens – beating yourself up about it isn’t going to make it any better. But not doing anything about it, for you or your team, now…