I was recently interviewed by Cornelius Fichtner from The Project Management Podcast about The Proximal Decision Making Model. Here is the interview: Click here to listen to this interview right now: Here is what Cornelius writes about the interview: Decision making in project management can be hard. That is of course especially true if your [...]
You're only as good as your direct reports. Here's how to build a senior leadership team that makes breakthrough contributions to your business. The CIO of the future is the one whose senior IT team creates breakthroughs in its industry. How do CIOs build a senior leadership team of this caliber? The confidence to create breakthrough [...]
All-knowing bosses have had their day. Managing today's knowledge worker requires 'Supportive Leadership,' The role of the IT manager is not what it used to be, and the people who are playing the old role need to adopt a new approach as a leader or get out of the business of managing people. What is [...]
Do you delegate work? We have all been told that delegation is the way to get people engaged. If we delegate then people will have more buy in and be not only willing but excited to do the work. Right? Isn't that what you have heard. If you have tried it but haven't found it [...]
I was recently interviewed by Cornelius Fichtner from The Project Management Podcast about Supportive Leadership. Here is the interview: Click here to listen to this interview right now: Here is what Cornelius writes about the interview: Have you heard of supportive leadership? I certainly had not. I knew what servant leadership was, but the concept [...]
When you encounter a problem in your organization, what do you do? This filter model will help you take a methodical rather than haphazard approach to diagnosing your organizational dysfunction.
Is an agile approach always the right answer? Are there times when the more traditional, sequential, also known as waterfall, approach makes sense? How do you decide if you really need agility?
I absolutely love this video. There are so many points to be made. As a coach I share this with teams that tell me they aren't "really doing agile". I don't even know what that statement means. Becoming agile is a journey without an end. Creating a culture of continuous improvement is creating a culture [...]
When working with managers I love to show this video. Thanks to my friend Adam Yuret for introducing it to me.
Coach as: Technical Specialist An education coach who is being a curriculum (Technical) specialist is focusing on the WHAT of teaching not the HOW. This coach is acting as a content expert. Maybe they have 20 years of teaching 14th Century English literature. I would want to tap this person if I was teaching 14th [...]