How To Align Your Team, Continuously Improve Work, And Make Everyone Stronger

Every morning, I ask my team to stand in a circle to have a 5 minute meeting. Everyone answers 3 questions: What did I accomplish yesterday? What will I accomplish today? What is in my way? At the end of the sprint (in our case, one week of work), we review how we did. This […]

What To Do When You Don’t Have Enough Time

I was talking to a friend yesterday about my projects. He caught me saying: “I’m spending this much time here, that much time there, and now I have no time left to do any of this other stuff that I want to do.” Yep. I said I didn’t have enough time. Ouch. That’s one of […]

You’d Be Surprised At How Many People Make This Productivity Mistake

You walk in and instead of confidently starting on your prioritized “to-do” list, you start responding to emails, fielding help-desk tickets from customers, taking phone calls, and diving into whatever is pressing on your attention at that moment. You’ll never be in control of your project if you always feel like a slave to the […]