Category

Delivery

Category

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

Remember having day-long planning sessions where everyone got together to figure out a problem or map out your plans for the next quarter or year? If you haven’t had to do this yet (don’t worry it’s coming) but if you have one on the horizon and aren’t sure where to start, here are a few pointers. Pre-Preparation – yes pre-preparation, before the session begins, identify what you need people to do before they get there,…

If you sign up to do something, it’s on you to do it. If you don’t do it, your team will question the next time you take on a commitment and the next time, and on and on and on. Commitments are not easy, nor should they be. That’s why we need to think to make them. If you do take on a commitment and get stuck, good, that means you’re working on it. But…

Only one person on a project ever knows where the release is truly at. Whether it’s the person that’s taking the sum of the parts or the person responsible for their own team’s part – there is always that one person on every project that has the most intimate knowledge as to what is being released. They don’t need to feel the pulse, they are the pulse, and they release pulsates at every right and…

Is it the duration that kills us? The unknown? If we knew, would we care how long it would take? If we knew how long we’d have to wait but still knew that it was an unknown would it still drive us up the wall waiting for the answer? Does it matter how many times you hit refresh or pull down on your notifications? It doesn’t. Sometimes all you can do is wait.