Why Job Titles are Hurting Your Organization

I am very vocal with my opinion that job titles are stupid. I understand why they exist and I still think they are stupid. I have many examples over the years about why I came to the conclusion that job titles are stupid and the converging theme is because job titles...

Kanban Reboot, Part I

The team I’m working with now has been using Scrum for a few years. Over the first couple of weeks I noticed we were having a bunch of challenges and based on my experience I knew Scrum wasn’t a good fit for the type of work we were doing. The work was...

Health, Family and Work

Joyce was a firecracker!  She was very passionate about her work and had been with the company for many years.  Sometimes her enthusiasm could be perceived as complaining but it was hard to argue with her work ethic. One Monday I walked over to her desk to see how...