The optimal team

We often get asked what the optimal team size is. And of course, it depends. But when taking all possible dependencies into account it could be anywhere from 2 to 25… which in turn is not a [...]

Rebalancing power

David Marquet writes a lot about leadership. In one of his leadership nudges, he talks about why it’s important to flatten the power gradient. That is how people who have more status, power, and [...]

Right thinking

There’s no doubt or argument – you reap what you sow. This is a well known principle and it applies to nearly all areas of our life, especially our thinking. Right thinking is more than [...]

Two heads are better

Extreme programming (XP) introduced the idea of pair programming. This was the idea that two engineers worked on the same piece of code. This raised eyebrows with managers everywhere. Surely, [...]