You may have seen IT professionals praising the word Agile, used to describe wide array of practices, principles, and frameworks, all aimed at improving team’s effectiveness. As I work with them since 2011, I realized that the same way of working could, in a simplified way, be carried over to other teams.
More precisely, ANY team.
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How I went to the gym to see something ridiculous – and why it matters to the way your team works.
Continue reading “The Right Time (Video)”
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. Continue reading “On My Sex Change”
If you have enough agile practitioners in your social network, it’s almost certain that you will notice someone posting an article on team development. In majority of cases, it will be based on research done by Bruce Tuckman in the 1960s. Even if you’ve never heard of him, you surely must have heard of the four phases: forming, storming, norming, and performing. Let’s have a quick overview of them. Continue reading “Man With a Hammer”
Sometime last year, when I still allowed myself to mindlessly surf the web every now and then, I stumbled onto really weird photo. While it’s easier to find something like this than something worthwhile, this one was really odd. It showed, for lack of a better description, a bunch of obese people destroying bathroom scales with baseball bats. Continue reading “Blissful Ignorance”