Acts of leadership at every level. Is that even possible?

My Budapest story illustrates the last [leadership] point (…). Seeing the enhanced board made me feel that it was no longer just mine – it was the team’s, ours. And it didn’t stop with the board. For example, I might try to move work to the “Testing” column, only to be asked: “Mike, has your … More Acts of leadership at every level. Is that even possible?

Myth 4 – In Kanban you don’t know when the work is done

“You don’t have sprints, so you don’t know, when the work is done.” “You don’t have project plan, so you don’t know, when the work is done.” “You say everything is on the board? How can you know, when the work is done without Gantt chart?” Well… no. You don’t need timeboxing, Gannt charts, project … More Myth 4 – In Kanban you don’t know when the work is done

Human face of risk

Starting discussion about risk management usually causes hate reflex or at least reluctance in inquired audience. We fill in risk assessment logs, discuss long lists of red lights created in excel. We assess risk impact and probability. We spend days and nights arguing with each other that the risk item is – or actually is … More Human face of risk

Never stop learning – why is learning curve effect so powerful?

The learning effect is obvious to all of us, yet still very powerful. The more human factor is embedded in the system, the more impact it has on the project outcome. On the other hand, when we start a new initiative or projects, we tend to forget about this element and treat the effects we … More Never stop learning – why is learning curve effect so powerful?