Approach Matters

Approach Matters
Approach influences the effectiveness of activity.  The way in which techniques are learned and applied is as important to their success as the techniques themselves.  TED talks are a great example of how approach influences learning.  In just a matter of minutes, exceptionally bright people breakdown often-complex ideas into simple consumable elements, introducing a broad audience to new ...

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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 ...

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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 ...