Bureaucrat: How Startups Scale

August 31, 2017 admin 0

As small organizations grow they discover a terrifying new reality. Five uncoordinated heroes doing whatever it takes to get things done can be exhilarating. Five […]

Hero: The Startup Process Model

August 30, 2017 admin 0

Virtually every organization initially leverages the same process to get off the ground. The process is simple: “Get-er-Done” Find people with passion, motivation, years of […]

4  ̴  Ceremony has Purpose

February 21, 2017 admin 0

Purpose: useful reason for which something is done. We create ceremony to fulfill a purpose. The purpose of the Announcement Ceremony is to communicate information […]

No Boring Subjects

August 11, 2016 admin 0

When you have intellectual skin in the game even “boring topics” become interesting. I have noticed repeatedly over my life that the more personal time […]

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Eliminate Slogans if…

July 19, 2016 admin 0

I once visited a company that displayed slogans all over the place written by a senior executive over the software delivery group. One of them […]

Geocentric Agile

June 28, 2016 admin 0

Agile is Geocentric. To almost everyone though all of human history it has been reasonable to see the universe in the following way: The Earth […]