3 Characteristics Of Rock Star Teammates

Stop hiring for specific skills. Hiring this way almost always overlooks the three most important traits of a strong candidate. There are 3 things that good managers hire for. Of course, sometimes, you really do need a highly trained skill set. There’s just no...

The Glue That Keeps High-Performance Teams Together

Culture is not the ping-pong table. Culture is not the Keurig. Culture is not the ability to hang out with the people on your team after work. Somehow, this is what many people think. Culture is “Do you believe what I believe?” Culture is the alignment of core values....

The Funny Thing That Happens When People Do What You Want

You can absolutely have it your way. You can absolutely build a team around you who will do everything you ask. You can absolutely be the dictator of your project, company, family, district, region, or whatever. Just understand some of the consequences: By surrounding...

The Fastest Way To Start Using Agile (Step-by-Step)

This is a long one, so stick with me . . . Here is a quick, step-by-step guide of how to start implementing Agile. Step 1 – Choose a Product Owner The product owner is the one with the vision of what we’re going to do, make, or accomplish. They take into account...