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Sometimes, you need to Act Like It

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No one is born into a role. Everyone wants to a police officer at the age of two, but no one actually is. Just like no one tells you the day you are going to lead a team. It just kind of happens, maybe you had an inkling something was going to change, maybe it was a formal promotion to being a manager but now there it is in front of you – you are a Leader. It’s not easy stepping into...

The More You Invest

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Fast forward to 2:45 – where Ramsay says to the chef – “They more work and effort you put in, the more it hurts when it goes wrong.” – I’m paraphrasing out some of the pieces about food but the sentiment is exactly the same in anything you are doing – coding, writing, sports, whatever it is. The more you put in, the more it hurts when it goes wrong. I...

Before you Review Someone’s Work

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If someone asks you to review your work know that two things are happening at that point in time. They want feedback on what they could do to improve what they have created.They value your thoughts and opinions on what they are creating. Saying – “looks good” or “this is great” or “amazing work” is not feedback or a review of someone’s work. It is a...

More Than the Next Sprint

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If you find yourself consistently pushing out work to the next sprint, then I have some bad news for you. You’re not doing anything closely related to either SCRUM or Agile, you’re simply doing work and let it roll on and on and on and never delivering anything. If it takes you six weeks to deliver something you thought would take two, learn from it, what could you have done better...

The Show of Force Meeting

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The Show of Force Meeting is an exercise in seeing who can get the most people to the table where only two people talk. It’s either a showing of how many people believe in my idea or an opportunity to show how many “influencers” you can get to the table. In either case, it’s a waste of everyone’s time. If you’re having to gather forces for a meeting, the goal...

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