Well hello! Welcome to my little page here. You might want to know what you are in for here. Well, I am a guy living in a small rural town in West Georgia with a beautiful, intelligent, and extremely thoughtful wife and three wonderful, smart children. Most of my day is spent leading agile coaches where I work to provide tools, ideas, and the like to the people who do amazing work. They, in turn, work with a wide variety of folks in helping them be Agile and helping them down a road of increased community, trust, and improvement. Sometimes I get into the trenches, realizing that I have so much more to learn, but hey - life is an experiment and a journey.
I'm going to make this really quick, as this is more of a conversation starter than a definitive statement. I would like to suggest that agile and her frameworks are not project management methodologies, but rather change leadership mechanisms. Everything that we do in agility drives us toward change. And while we may use different … Continue reading Agile is not a Project Management Methodology
I don't know about all of you, but I don't "live" in work. Is it an important part of who I am? Absolutely! Does it garner a commitment and focus and a high level of investment? Beyond a shadow of a doubt. But, when you bring life to work and use experiences, growth, and interactions … Continue reading Do you approach work like you do your life?
When I was younger, I thought one of the greatest desires of my life was to speak at events. While I truly enjoy speaking and sharing a little bit about who I am and what I do (and have done) so that people may get something out of it, I have found that a greater … Continue reading Webinar re-post: how to become lean and mean
One of my favorite quotes is "if you are the smartest person in the room, you are in the wrong room." Partially because it exemplifies how we should build teams with honor, but also because it just simply takes the pressure off of having to be something I will never be!
What if I were to tell you that there is no such thing as a 'sales cycle'? Most of you who are in sales, consulting, staffing, or whatever field that relies on connecting with clients, identifying their needs, and then solutioning and closing would probably stand aghast at such a statement. We have spent millions … Continue reading There is no ‘sales cycle’