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Avoiding the Do-Nothing Retrospective

This is a lesson i’ve learned many times running my own company: “ending a meeting without a decision is disruptive”.

You are investing time discussing, analyzing, gathering data, process information and  multiply that for the people involved. 344 more words

My 2 Cents

President Trump, Tweeting, Safety, Harassment, Judgement and Will.

Trump, Tweeting, Safety, Harassment, Judgement and Will.

The President’s Tweeting dominated our discussions throughout June, with many people asking why does he Tweet? Was it a crafted strategy? 983 more words

Learning to be helpless

“The gospel, God’s free gift of grace in Jesus, only works when we realize we don’t have it all together. The same is true for prayer. 108 more words

Personal Growth


One of my favorite quotes if often falsely attributed to Nelson Mandela because he used part of it in his inaugural speech. For some time, I believed it came from him as well, but thanks to research, I discovered the original author and the full quote. 1,243 more words

Books And Articles

Embezzlement: Is It Our Dirty Secret? (a five-year update)

Five years ago I posted an essay about embezzlement at history organizations while I was on AASLH Council and in the midst of recovering from the financial fraud perpetrated by its chief financial officer.   275 more words

Governance And Management

How to improve scrum values in the team

I was reading this 2016 article from Dave West, which is very interesting since he suggests some simple ideas to improve scrum value in the team: 62 more words

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