Nature finds a way!

Reinvent Yourself During a Crisis

CNN.com 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[…]

Every Team Needs a Headquarters

Back in the days, developers were content wearing ties and having small, yet tall, plain Jane cubicles. You were allowed exactly 3 pieces of flare in your workspace and you had to stand up to see any glimpse of civilization outside your cell cube. You were left alone with all the privacy in the world Read more about Every Team Needs a Headquarters[…]

The Master Builder Agile Engineer

President Business’s Engineer Instructions: Step 1: Do not leave your desk. Step 2: Do not have an opinion. Step 3: Code only what you’re told. Nothing more. Nothing less. Parts Needed: 1 computer, 1 desk, 1 chair, 1 mindless drone (that’s you!) The above instructions aren’t too far off from a day in the life Read more about The Master Builder Agile Engineer[…]