CategoryLeadership

New for the Sake of New

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When you’re working with all the “new” stuff, everyone wants to use it. Everyone wants in on it. What was new is now old and who wants to work with that. This is great for learning and great for advancing your software and it’s capabilities. But if you don’t know why you are using it? Well then you are just doing some new because it’s new and not because it can...

Escalating Confusion

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The scariest thing I see in any software delivery team is confusion. Running out of licenses? That can be fixed. Not sure what development platform to use? You’ll figure it out. The User Interface looks like garbage? We can buff it out. The app is too slow? We can make it faster. But when the team is confused, when the team doesn’t know what they should be doing, or what direction...

User Ignored Requests

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Guess what – users are going to ignore your suggestions for making their software better until they see it in action and realize you were right. The follow-up, they’ll forget the conversation ever took place. And Guess what, if the roles were reversed you probably would have done the same when the same discussion happened. Why? Because it’s not where your mind was at, not where...

Code Your Way Up is Available Today

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Aka – the Neverending Project. If you’ve been reading what I’ve been putting out over the past few years or engaged in some conversations on topics of software and leadership, I have good news – I finally finished the neverending project. Code Your Way Up is available today for purchase as an eBook or Paperback on Amazon (CAN and US). Full details are available here on all...

I’m the Kind of Person…

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When someone starts saying what kind of person they are, it means that they probably aren’t. They may very well want to be that person that they are talking about, but they aren’t right now. When you are at the Kind of Person, you don’t need to say anything. People know by your actions. Share this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens...

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