Tag: Star Trek

Servant-Leadership

Servant-Leadership

I have a very distinct leadership style.  Those who I work for will attest to this.  I’m not talking about superiors.  I’m talking about subordinates.   In order to help build a culture I am proud of, I uphold altruistic principles.  I am a servant-leader. Servant-leadership is a philosophy and practice of leadership, coined and defined by Robert…

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Scrum Alliance & Star Trek

Scrum Alliance & Star Trek

Max Keeler tweeted that the new Scrum Alliance director is new to Scrum.  I went over to the Scrum Alliance website and I see they have selected Donna Farmer as the new Managing Director. Beginning October 1, 2010, Farmer will lead the non-profit organization, working with the staff and Board of Directors to realize the…

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Kobayashi Maru for Projects

Kobayashi Maru for Projects

Without trying to appear to be too much of a geek, I sometimes code-name a project as Kobayashi Maru. For those out there who are not Star Trek geeks, Kobayashi Maru is a test in which command division cadets at Starfleet Academy are presented with a no-win scenario as a test of character. I use…

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