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The Pre Meeting Meeting

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The next time you’re invited to a Pre Meeting Meeting make sure you openly ask if this is the “Pre Meeting Meeting”. For some, this will be a negative deterrent to make this meeting the only meeting that needs to happen and the other meeting is not required. At the end of this meeting, there will be cheers that the second meeting is not required and we have “received an...

Learning the Next New Thing

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Learning something new will never go away. Your industry will change, the people will change, the path you are on will change, everything will change. You will never be done learning. It doesn’t mean you have to spend a full day at work and then another full day in the evening learning to “stay on top of things”. It does mean you need to realize there is a path to get to what...

Constant Restarting

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If you were to go on a 5 hour drive, pull over every 10 minutes, shut your car off, restart it and get back on your journey, the journey would inevitably take you that much longer. The constant, stopping, starting, stopping, restarting will eventually slow you down, frustrate you and make you question what you are doing. (See parents on their first journey with kids who are not used to the...

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...

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