Posts Tagged "leadership"

Product stream

Oct 01 2009

Think of a product stream as a small company working exclusively on a product and delivering features that excite users to maximize…

Artful? You must be joking

Sep 01 2008

I mentioned before that I’ve been reading Artful Making. Well I’ve just finished it. The final chapter struck a particular chord with…

Inconspicuous authority

Jul 01 2008

I talk a lot about facilitating self-organizing teams. For a Scrum Master, a little more than facilitation skills and authority for the…

Inconspicuous leadership

Feb 01 2008

Lao Tzu said: A leader is most effective when people barely know he exists. When his work is done and his aim…

Follow me and let’s figure it out together

Dec 01 2007

Via InfoQ . Mary Poppendieck talks about the role of leadership in software development at Agile2007 . Here’s the handout to accompany…

Leaders use work to grow people

Sep 01 2007

Via Mike Griffiths . Managers use people to accomplish work; leaders use work to grow people. Leadership can not be taught, but…

Responsibilities within a team

Sep 01 2007

In a way, every person on a team is a leader and will demonstrate leadership at different times. Among other things, every person in…

A true leader

Jun 01 2007

A true leader has the confidence to stand alone, the courage to make tough decisions, and the compassion to listen to the…

Bad managers and good leaders

Jun 01 2007

Where there’s smoke, lurks failure. Watch team capability go up in smoke in 3 easy management steps: Do not commit fully and…

7 faces of leadership

May 01 2007

  What you say: Rhetoric. Speaking style and the language and vocabulary used to express meaning and communicate vision and intent. Where you go: Create maps to…

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