3 ̴ Ceremony Defined

February 18, 2017 admin 0

A ceremony is a ritualized social interaction to complete an element of work, requiring sacrifice, and rewarding the participants with positive emotional energy. Describing a ceremony is relatively simple. […]

2 ̴ A World at War

February 16, 2017 admin 0

In 1942 the world looked grim. The Axis armies of Germany and Italy had advanced across Europe and northwest Africa while the imperial Empire of […]

1 ̴ The Power of Ceremony

February 15, 2017 admin 0

A foundation premise. Secreted away inside of weddings, graduations, religious services, and sporting events are powerful techniques for dramatically increasing human performance—ways to grow productivity, strengthen relationships, […]

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 […]


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 […]