Leadership

AI says "Shooting the Breeze" is Important for Productivity

AI says "Shooting the Breeze" is Important for...

In the spirit of resilience, I’m trying new things. Rytr is an artificial intelligence-powered app that claims…
Simone Biles Just Opened a Leadership Nightmare

Simone Biles Just Opened a Leadership Nightmare

In some parts of the world like Japan asking employees to work above and beyond…
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…
Millennials are Entitled…To Better Leadership

Millennials are Entitled…To Better Leadership

I confess I am not a fan of articles about generational differences, but whereas I…
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…