Nature finds a way!

Reinvent Yourself During a Crisis released a story on how birds that adapt and innovate are less likely to become extinct. The story cites how crows intentionally drop nuts onto roads so cars can crack open the shells and how herons use bait to catch fish. It is wildly creative. Humans are no different, especially with our professional capabilities and careers.  In times of Read more about Reinvent Yourself During a Crisis[…]

Chuck's not sorry...

Sorry, not Sorry – Stop apologizing for changes

When you feel compelled to slow change, wait on change or apologize for making “yet another change” you are receiving a very important signal. That signal is your culture is not where it needs to be. Over-concern, hesitation or “throttling” change is a sign your culture lacks transparency, engagement and resiliency – all leading indicators of future Read more about Sorry, not Sorry – Stop apologizing for changes[…]

Ford Wants Faster Product Launches

Ford Wants Faster Product Launches, Harrison, not Henry (but Henry has some good thoughts too) (Indiana Jones on Faster Product Launching) We can’t launch that to our customers, they will put us on the cover of the Wall Street Journal when the BLANK fails or stops working Or what about? If the random repetition pattern XXX4 of Read more about Ford Wants Faster Product Launches[…]

Dr. Evil’s Laser-Beam Agile

Dad, a lot has happened with technology since you woke from your cryogenic sleep. Scotty, do not lecture your Dad. I’m hip with the new tech talk and I want to make an announcement to my evil squad. Going forward all software death rays will be built with “the Agile”. You will “do the Agile”, you Read more about Dr. Evil’s Laser-Beam Agile[…]