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 [...]

Start with Why

In this video, Simon Sinek talks about how leaders should start with Why. It’s not just for leaders though. It’s for all of us to ensure we connect our work with a meaningful reason. For [...]

For the love of whales

If you’ve read Ken Blanchard’s book, The One Minute Manager, then you are familiar with the analogy he uses about whales and motivating people. Ken describes a scenario where killer whales are [...]