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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...

Why People Don’t Like it When you Work Remote

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Because it forces them to consider their thoughts, try to figure it out themselves, put their request into one clear sentence that will convey the idea that uses as little time as possible. Because it forces efficiency in problem-solving. When you’re there, in the same room, all that efficiency goes out the door because they can talk to you for 10 minutes about the weather, ask you to take...

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...

First Steps

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First steps make second steps possible. Start walking, then you can run. Code before you compile. Learn before you teach. Read someone’s work before you ask questions. Work on your problem before seeing other’s help. Say thank you before your welcome. Try before you give up. The first step is always needed before you get to the second, it’s the hardest to take, it’s the...

The Local Pizza Shop

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Will never die. It is one of the few vestiges, where you can go in, place your order and when you leave, it’s not the person who took your order who says thank you, but everyone behind the counter, each and every one of them saying thank you to you for purchasing their product. Run your business like the local pizza shop where everyone on your team recognizes how important the relationship...

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