Three things to read and use when you consider starting your own business.
Are you sure that Agile – all any other, for that matter – framework, process, or tool that you want to introduce to your business is a right fit? Given your business is likely to be a hedgedog – you might want to give it a second thought.
A while ago, I got to visit a software company experiencing post-startup phase. The moment in which the business is no longer small enough for everybody to know each other, yet it’s still too small to have the usual inclinations towards corporate mindset. This time is very special, as it defines and clarifies it’s culture … Continue reading Water Cooler Culture
In recent months, I ran dozen trainings on Agile aimed at (mostly) non-IT crew of a very large and old company. It was extremely challenging to my comfort zone, especially as it meant the whole course to be rebuilt from scratch. I had to stay as far as possible from IT-related terminology, examples, and practical … Continue reading Non-Obvious Books on Agile Philosophy
Once you enter a particular workplace, you notice a few things. The way people talk. The way they act. The things they say. While every individual behaves in their own, very specific manner, you’re likely to notice a pattern. They do have something in common, something distinctive. It’s almost like visiting some other country, which … Continue reading Origins of Culture