Hi. I’ve got this side project, but it’s slow-going, so I’m letting you know in case you want to do your own flavour of this, too. The aim is to educate & lightly entertain those new to Agile concepts, while sharpening my own understanding & communication of those concepts as I build this thing.Continue reading Steal This Idea: Agility Basics Wiki
Today is significant to me.
12 years ago, today, I started working full-time. I tested medical devices, mostly manually, working my way up a ladder to get “Senior” in my title. Towards the end, I dabbled in Agility as a part-time Scrum Master for my team.
6 years ago, today, I changed careers. I was a full-time Scrum Master for a couple of distributed teams, working my way through much learning and self-discovery to get “Agile Coach” as my title. Lately, I’ve dabbled in performance as a podcaster.
Today, I want to mark a new career episode.Continue reading Minimum Viable Performance
Losing your job sucks, especially when it’s your only revenue stream. How do you de-risk the effect of a job loss? Have a job NOT be your only revenue stream. How? Have a side hustle. What? Have a side hustle. No, I heard you the first time, but what’s a side hustle? Makin’ a li’l money on the side. Cool… so what are you gonna do, and how do you decide which of your ideas to tackle first? Let me show you my thinking.Continue reading Side Hustling at 4:30 am
Would this get me to jump out of bed in the morning?
There. That right there. That’s the metric.Continue reading The First Metric
Stop seeking external validation by buying disposable crap made overseas, with its sub-optimal working conditions and carbon footprint from manufacture & transportation & distribution.
Start acting out your truer self and continually making your world a tiny bit better, meaningfully deepening connections with the communities of which you’re already a part.
Please steal this idea. It could save the world. I’m serious. And I call it: Social Supply and Demand. Continue reading Social Supply and Demand