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When Resting, Rest

First draft of this article started with “We live in busy times”. While that would make a valid observation of the world around us, it wouldn’t have been a correct one. It’s not that the times are busy.

It’s us making them busy.Read More »When Resting, Rest

Hello Hedgedog (Video)

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.

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Water Cooler Culture

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 for the next period of time.

There are places where you can spot culture at a glance, in an unusual way.Read More »Water Cooler Culture

On My Sex Change

Unwillingly, I rolled down the window. Police officer standing by my vehicle introduced himself in a regulatory way and then moved into the essentials:

– You were driving a bit fast…
– Yes, I know – I was sincere, which wasn’t necessarily the best option.
– Where’s the rush?

I didn’t have a decent and believable answer to that. I needed to figure something out.Read More »On My Sex Change