Everyone’s Right

Youve been there before. You’re in a meeting and someone is very passionate about how they see a situation. They escalate their volume. Soon there’s a misunderstanding and someone else matches passion for passion, but they don’t share the same perspective. Two people may walk on a path but their destinations aren’t always the same….

No Offence

Months into the project the tracts I was working on managing were lagging behind.  My inexperience, cultural barriers, technical challenges, and resources all contributed to a series of delays.  No one on the team had any issue with the way I’d been handling things because I kept them in the loop and help set proper…

Kill Your WIP

too much wip = lost opportunities — nicole forsgren (@nicolefv) May 31, 2018 WIP = Work In Progress Work In Progress is a large enemy of productivity. It exists even in the home. My 8-year-old is an expert of WIP. During the school season she would wake up at least 90 minutes before her bus…

How I Made This

I can’t art. My YouTube feed showed me that the Slow Mo Guys were spinning records until they broke.  I decided that the breaking frames looked beautiful. So I took the frame from their video and took a screenshot: But I didn’t want all the background noise.  I just wanted to get the outlines and…

5 Traits of Transformative Leadership

Transformative leadership should be normal in environments that are seeking improvement.  In a recent podcast, Kevin Murphy describes the mindset required to transform an organization.  One exercise he describes is to have members of the organization define the type of behavior that they will exihibit when the transformation is complete.  He further articulates techniques to…