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…
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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…
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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…
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I recently shared this Tweet: Most teams jump from high level strategy/goals straight to feature ideas (w/ "success metrics") The most successful teams…
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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…
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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…
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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…
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In interacting with companies that don’t sell digital products—but who are investing heavily in digital capabilities—I’ve noticed a pattern. I call the…
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The old guard knows how to navigate the mess. The new guard sees the mess, and wants to avoid it. ➖ The old guard applies knowing (but tired) eyes. The…
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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…
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Introduction & Summary Most change efforts fail, even when experienced people are involved, and even when the environment is relatively trusting and…
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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…
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