Building Teams…just like making Granola?

Ah Granola. That wonderful treat consisting of oats, nuts, honey and other assorted goodies like berries, bananas, chocolate chips, raisins etc etc. Additionally, granola can be a snack, a meal or a dessert…it truly is a force to be reckoned with. To make granola, you don’t need any special ‘tools’ or appliances. You just need … Read more Building Teams…just like making Granola?

Listen. Or…the one where Eric washes his car at 3AM

Back in my college days, I was quite the party animal. Well…that’s actually a bit misleading…I was a physics major…so partying was really more like sitting around with the other Physics and Chemistry majors, having a few drinks and talking about wormholes, time travel, music and just generally hanging out. I met some great people … Read more Listen. Or…the one where Eric washes his car at 3AM

Links for July 26 2011

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CIO’s Must Make Enterprise Architecture a First Class Citizen by Mike Walker Quote: I wouldn’t necessarily make everyone use an architecture method as it’s not right for all problems. However, can we get people to think more like architects, yes! Can we get people to understand why we need architecture, yes! Can we get more … Read more Links for July 26 2011

Guest Post: Personality Assessments by Jurgen Appelo

Management 3.0 by Jurgen Appelo

This article is an adaptation from a text out of the book “Management 3.0: Leading Agile Developers, Developing Agile Leaders,” by Jurgen Appelo. The book will be published by Addison-Wesley, in Mike Cohn’s Signature Series, and will be available in book stores near the end of 2010. As a manager you need diversity in your … Read more Guest Post: Personality Assessments by Jurgen Appelo