Have you (or your company) tried repeatedly to hire for Role X? And failed? Do you have a revolving door situation at your company? The Situation Does…
I’m not a process freak, but I do believe teams should have their house in order. You can get by with very little process overhead. Too many teams are…
I recently shared this Tweet: Most teams jump from high level strategy/goals straight to feature ideas (w/ "success metrics") The most successful teams…
This list has received positive feedback. It seems to have struck a nerve. Sending it to coincide with Monday morning to help folks navigate their week…
Share your calendar(s), and the world will know what you (and your company) values. Where does your time go? How much time do you spend: Talking to…
Autonomy. Empowerment. Agency. I hear, and use, these words often. But what do they mean? A couple years ago I tried to tackle this problem without…
OK. I’ll do this for another year. TBM 2021. 52 posts this year. I have 2020 up here, and an ebook version for sale (or you can make your own). How many…
Introduction & Summary Most change efforts fail, even when experienced people are involved, and even when the environment is relatively trusting and…
Short post today. I really worry sometimes about (some) people in tech. I see people putting themselves under so much pressure to be the perfect manager…
Recent feedback: I enjoy the blog, but as a new subscriber I can only withstand so many “thinky” pieces. Too much mess. Can you write an actionable post…
One of the defining aspects of my 2021 was being exposed to hundreds of teams from around the world. It was fun, but also very challenging. While…
Many teams start with a list of opportunities, features, problems, or ideas. And then tack on success metrics, initiative KPIS, OKRs, or whatever to…