Tag: Success

Operating Outside Your Comfort Zone

Operating Outside Your Comfort Zone

Last week, I facilitated an Agile game, with the goal to increase product delivery throughput.  At the beginning of each iteration, I would remind the team “The seven rules of the game are…“.  Upon completion of the third iteration and only seeing modest gains, one of the team members questioned the need for one of…

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Measuring Success in NYC

Measuring Success in NYC

When you have a project, you need to find out from the customer how they will judge the success of the project.  Don’t go off giving the team high 5’s and leave the customer scratching their head looking at the bill.  At the inception of the project and at the identification of each deliverable, get…

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Passion + Commitment + Skill = Success

Passion + Commitment + Skill = Success

I just read an intriguing post on Dan Schawbel’s blog.  It was titled The Excellence Equation: Passion and Commitment. For several years, I’ve been promoting a similar “success” equation. The only component not listed in his blog post was skill. I think ANYTHING is possible if you have passion, commitment, and skill. If you’re short…

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