Need to show your boss that Multitasking is a myth?

John Medina is a genius! If you haven't read it yet read "Brain Rules: 12 Principles for Surviving and Thriving at Work, Home, and School" (Amazon Associate link). Really he rocks. I do it every day. Our Teams do it every day but Multi-Tasking really is detrimental to the work we do in every way. [...]

By | 2016-10-25T16:20:17+00:00 December 15th, 2010|agile, agile fundamentals, Book Review, motivation, People, teams, video blog|0 Comments

See how you can avoid the#1 Impediment to Agile Adoption!

What is the #1 impediment to agile adoption?  Get a pencil and write down your guess. No this is not a study it is just what I have personally experienced, maybe you have too.

Give Thanks this season

If you are reading this you likely have a computer, or at least have access to one. That makes you more fortunate than about 80% of the rest of the world.  Do you have heat? More than one shrit and pants?  How about dinner tonight? Every night?  Yah you got it pretty good. Why do [...]

By | 2016-10-25T16:20:19+00:00 November 25th, 2010|motivation, People, teams|2 Comments

Why is 7 +-2 the ideal Scrum team size?

Maybe you have heard that the ideal Scrum team size is 7 +-2 but do you really understand why? In this video I SHOW you why it is the rule and the real trouble you can get into if it is larger. Plus what you can do when you have really large teams.

By | 2016-10-25T16:20:19+00:00 September 17th, 2010|agile, People, Scrum, teams, video blog|6 Comments

Sprint Review: Emotional Time-line Diagram

If you don't use the Emotional Time-line Diagramming technique in your Sprint Reviews you should. In this video I describe the technique and my experience using it last week.