Leadership

How to Celebrate at a Distance

How to Celebrate at a Distance

Your project is going well. Stuff is getting done. People are putting in superhuman efforts…
Project Delays Are Coming: Tell them now or later?

Project Delays Are Coming: Tell them now or...

First our flights, then the latest James Bond movie, then my parent’s new home. Delayed.…
Strategize Your Hybrid

Strategize Your Hybrid

Now, where should we work today… There are several teachers in my extended family and…
Every Process Needs a Champion

Every Process Needs a Champion

Early in my career the phrase “throwing it over the fence” caught my attention and…
Miscues, Misrepresentation, Mistakes, and Adoption

Miscues, Misrepresentation, Mistakes, and Adoption

“You know what? I’d be very happy to resign, because this is not fun. Yesterday…
Testers are Change Agents, Too!

Testers are Change Agents, Too!

Every project I’m engaged with eventually asks, “Who should we ask to help test the…
What they're not telling you is killing your productivity

What they're not telling you is killing your...

Ahhh, smiling happy people! While some people wear their feelings on their sleeves, most of…
Creating Trust Beyond the Check-In

Creating Trust Beyond the Check-In

“Telling the story of his mother was, he realizes, his intention from the start; he…
To Change Thousands, Begin With One

To Change Thousands, Begin With One

Bugs! We need more bugs!!! When testing complex software, there are always bugs (errors and…
4 Ways to Reenergize

4 Ways to Reenergize

Feeling a little sluggish? You’re not alone. Amidst various claims that the productivity of remote…