Scaffolding

There is a concept in learning theory called scaffolding. It is the idea that when learning new concepts, you start simple and progressively get more complicated over time. It is designed to [...]

Closing the gap

What is feedback? It depends on what you’re looking for and why. Feedback is given in a number of situations. You might be a student looking for help. Or an employee wanting to grow. In these [...]

Build your audience

One of the biggest differences between a start-up and an established enterprise is the audience they have. Enterprises have customers. Even when creating brand new products and services they are [...]

Leadership dimensions

It’s nearly impossible to write on leadership as a topic. Each attempt is daunting because there’s nothing new under the sun and who is really an expert on the topic? It is, however, a topic we [...]

Embrace mistakes

WD-40 is a company that learned to make mistakes. It’s part of their DNA. In this lovely short article, they highlight their 3 tricks. Be a learner and a teacher Embrace mistakes as learning [...]

Evolution of practice

Many people in the Agile community would bristle at the term ‘best practice’. Not because, in some situations, there are best practices, but because it’s a term that limits thinking, [...]

Failing

“If you want to be inventive, you have to be willing to fail.” – Jeff Bezos What does failing mean for you? Many enterprises and cultures don’t want to hear about failure. They prefer to talk [...]

Learning journey

We accept that learning is a lifelong process. As a general rule, no one argues that learning is something that continues to occur in our lives, but learning has layers. Each layer has differing [...]