Is that everyone is on the same page. You can’t go beyond that. If you have a full day planned and no one can get past that initial concept, don’t go further, you can’t go further, there is no point in going further because no one agrees where they should be going to. The goal is to figure out a plan for X and if you don’t know X, there is no point in moving…

Code is constantly changing. I can spend 2 minutes on Twitter, LinkedIn, and YouTube and find new frameworks and approaches to building a career than I ever could at any time in history. And yet we still push back against learning. What are we doing wrong and what is holding us back?

Teams don’t just work and they don’t just magically come together. It takes work and time. As soon as I see an email that ends with “let’s do this as a team” – I know there is something wrong, that the bridge isn’t there and this is a half-hearted attempt to deal with the problem. Building bridges between teams is not easy but if you’re writing your team announcements or motivation quotes in an email.…

I watched this clip twice tonight, only because it is so relatable. Do we know the problem we are trying to solve? Does everyone at the table understand what we are trying to do? Are we all on the same page? We can all nod our heads and go yes, but in that case, who are you helping. Understand the problem, get everyone on the same page, move forward. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pWgyy_rlmag&t=23s&ab_channel=AdamStaab

I don’t worry about the falls. I don’t worry about the slipups. I don’t worry about things that are missed. Because we’ll figure it out, we’ll learn how to get better, we’ll figure out what we did wrong and fix the problem. The recovery is what I look for, if you can bounce back from defeat, from failure, from mistakes – that’s what will always matter. Will you blame your team? Will you beat yourself?…