Kings and Priests and Representative Republics

Today I heard a young lady call into a talk show and state that our government leaders are the result of divine providence.  While this sounds absolutely fine and great, there are some problems.  One of these problems was outlined as the follow-up from the show host that, using her thinking, God "put" President Obama … Continue reading Kings and Priests and Representative Republics

Agile Lessons from a Southern Cafe

Meet "Jerry's" Since starting down the agile road 11 years ago (twas a two-track back then compared to the I-75/I-85-esque super interstate it is now), I have found that I can learn from or find coaching examples from some of the most unexpected and interesting places.  It is these constant reminders of the journey, the culture, … Continue reading Agile Lessons from a Southern Cafe

And over here is QWERTY who will tell us what we have learned today!

Recently, I had the opportunity to speak at to seminars for MATRIX Resources in Atlanta (with a fellow coach) and in Chicago.  The focus was on dealing with some of the Agile "pain points" that our clients experience.  Here is a blog I just posted on our MATRIX Professional Services website regarding the follow up … Continue reading And over here is QWERTY who will tell us what we have learned today!

What does “finished” look like?

My family (the one I grew up with - Mom, Dad, brother) is absolutely amazing.  I am not being sarcastic!  I have watched them design and build multiple houses, create furniture, install hardscapes and water features, and even start successful businesses.  We all have an ability to do what needs to be done.  But, we … Continue reading What does “finished” look like?

I Think Therefore I Am and Other Terrible Anti-Agile Ideas

I was listening to a podcast this morning that was talking about the concept of original error, which is the idea of tracing a philosophical belief back to its origin.  The purpose, then, is to build the case against that thing that started all of the problems in the first place.  I will not bore … Continue reading I Think Therefore I Am and Other Terrible Anti-Agile Ideas