It Takes All Types – Know Yours

Many years ago I was on a leadership committee where we took a self-assessment quiz to examine which of three different personality traits we might favor. The three areas were – Relationship seeking, Goal oriented, and “Big Idea” oriented. Everyone tended to have one of these traits dominate more than the other two, although I Read more about It Takes All Types – Know Yours[…]

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Daily Standups

Agile development groups have a daily scrum, or daily standup meeting. It’s meant to be a quick check in for the team with discussion topics kept at a very high level. People gather in a central area and stand as each member answers three simple questions which I’ll expand on below. The team stands so Read more about Daily Standups[…]

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Efficient Staff Meetings – Pick Two

The title of this post is a phrase I have in my Skype’s “mood message” — the simple quote shown to others next to your online status in Skype.  It’s not that I hate or even dislike meetings.  I just really hate inefficient ones and find that many people do not know how to properly Read more about Efficient Staff Meetings – Pick Two[…]