Are RACI Charts worth the effort?
Companies love cost savings! It’s money right there on the table, let’s just take it! Today we look at the downside of cost savings. Hint: it’s not what you think
The holy grail of all organizations is connecting strategy to execution. Many organizations have a great strategy and it doesn’t get executed. And others have no strategy at all, but execute with precision. How can you ensure that strategy and execution are interconnected?
If you've ever seen the kid's movie "UP!", the dog is easily distracted by squirrels. Sometimes people in meetings are no different.
In recent years, we have become a species of metrics. The mantra, “If you can’t measure it, it doesn’t matter” has permeated all aspects of our lives. But some of the most valuable things cannot be measured.
When we track metrics in business, I notice that people often hesitate to use a metric if they can’t prove causation. Are we too caught up in the accuracy of our metrics, and missing the information that metrics can provide?
When you work in a Complex environment, probing works better than analyzing. What does that mean in terms of how we do our work?
The traditional view on leadership is that you direct work to build collective strength. What if we found strength by releasing human possibility?
Who doesn’t love poor, innocent Little Red Riding Hood? But would you hire her as a project manager?
How many templates to you encounter in your daily work? How many of them serve you? How many are you a slave to?
Our worlds are circular and cyclical, let’s show it that way. Stop trying to force things that are circular to be linear.
Agile teams sing the praises of “shared responsibility”. “The TEAM is responsible!!” they chant as unicorns and rainbows appear in the sky. Is shared responsibility really unilaterally good?