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Your Old School Management Practices Are Dooming You To Failure

Steven Imke September 13, 2021 When it comes to running a business, what I have noticed is that while many founders are progressive with the technical aspects of their business ideas, their understanding of how small businesses operates is quite retarded and based on many industrial era concepts that have long outlived their usefulness decades … Continue reading Your Old School Management Practices Are Dooming You To Failure

3 Essential Agile Failure Patterns in 7:31 Minutes—Making Your Scrum Work

Stefan Wolpers June 9, 2021 TL; DR: Essential Agile Failure Patterns — When Noise Interferes with Signal There are plenty of failure possibilities with Scrum. Given that Scrum is a framework with a reasonable yet short “manual,” this effect should not surprise anyone. When Scrum becomes an element of an agile transformation, the following three … Continue reading 3 Essential Agile Failure Patterns in 7:31 Minutes—Making Your Scrum Work

Product Discovery Anti-Patterns Leading to Failure

Stefan Wolpers February 23, 2021 TL; DR: Product Discovery Anti-Patterns Scrum has proven to be an effective product delivery framework for all sorts of products. However, Scrum is equally well suited to build the wrong product efficiently as its Achilles heel has always been the product discovery part. What product discovery part, you may think … Continue reading Product Discovery Anti-Patterns Leading to Failure

How to Face Failure: You Can Damage or Strengthen Your Business

Liz Kislik January 15, 2021 We all deal differently with setbacks and disappointments. But it’s a lot easier to work with people who face the reality of the experience and figure out straightforward, practical ways to bring their teams and organizations forward. In contrast, leaders and colleagues who are perceived as living in a fantasy … Continue reading How to Face Failure: You Can Damage or Strengthen Your Business

The Subtle Art of Delay: Why Waiting Is the Difference Between Success and Failure

Mayo Oshin — October 2, 2019 Follow @mayowaoshin Shortly after midnight on September 26, 1983, the world nearly came to an end. A few hours earlier, Stanislav Petrov—a lieutenant colonel in the Soviet Air Defense Forces—began his shift as the duty officer at Serpukhov-15, a secret command center near Moscow where the Soviet military monitored … Continue reading The Subtle Art of Delay: Why Waiting Is the Difference Between Success and Failure