Team Building: Diversity finds things experience won’t

Team Building:  Diversity finds things experience won’t
Diversity brings a broader perspective and a broader perspective is critical to strong team building.  A good friend of mine recently told me a story which shows how important diversity (skillset, age, gender, background, etc.) is to building successful teams and how diversity finds things experience alone will not. My friend’s daughter recently started an internship ...

Three Focus Areas to Improve your Value-Output 22

Three Focus Areas to Improve your Value-Output
Does Your Process Provide Value? Every process has intent.  If your process doesn’t include increasing the value your group provides to its customers/organization/charity, then it’s time to modify it to do so.  If it does (or you think it does) and you’re still not seeing a noticeable increase in value-output, inspect these three areas and answer the questions in ...

Global Organizational Transformation to Agile and Distributed Scrum 1

Global Organizational Transformation to Agile and Distributed Scrum
Let’s say you’ve been given a pre-1940’s battleship fleet and your orders are to take your fleet and go across the ocean into a major conflict and win against a modern navel force…now.   A battleship was the flagship of the pre-1940’s navy, but today you need carriers to to be effective with a global navel strategy.   You’re going to need to change your battleship ...