Less “managers as shields” and “managers as sh*t umbrellas” metaphors, please.
A collection of 6 posts
Installing ramp meters on your product roadmap
I’ve found that a simple technique for improving product delivery involves “installing ramp meters” by committing to a clear cross-team cadence for reevaluating priorities.
A Day in the Life Icebreaker
A musically inspired exercise for building empathy within organizations.
The Sailboat Exercise
A brainstorming process for garnering honest feedback about the state of a team / product / company during team retreats.
Zen-10 — Building a culture of creativity within organizations
Zen10 - a variation on the Google 20% time concept - was created to give team members true creative space, which made for a more innovative company and happier employees.
Explaining late projects
Several analyses have shown that roughly half of all projects will run late or never finish. Yet, many organizations continue to be blindingly optimistic when they plan projects. This visualization explains why.
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