Posts Tagged "leadership"

Product stream

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text disable_pattern=”true” align=”left” margin_bottom=”0″]Think of a product stream as a small company working exclusively on a product and delivering features that excite…

Artful? You must be joking

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

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

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

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

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

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

Bad managers and good leaders

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

A true leader

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

7 faces of leadership

1) What you say: Rhetoric. Speaking style and the language and vocabulary used to express meaning and communicate vision and intent. 2)…

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