Knowing Your Type: Goals, Relationships, or Big Ideas

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. T Relationship seeking, Goal oriented, and “Big Idea” oriented. Everyone tended to have one of these traits dominate more than the other two. When we revealed our quiz scores Read more about Knowing Your Type: Goals, Relationships, or Big Ideas[…]

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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[…]