Why is “Trusting” So Hard?

I’ve been training and coaching agile teams for more than 15 years. While I’ve seen quite a lot of unique dysfunctions, one of the most prevalent is the overall lack of [...]
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ScrumMasters – Just Say No!

  Tanner Wortham is a ScrumMaster and coach who I’ve quoted on this blog before. He recently wrote a blog post entitled: When Can a ScrumMaster Say No which I read with [...]
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Is It Safe?

There is an old, old movie called the Marathon Man with Dustin Hoffman. In it, there is a compelling scene where the evil doer continues to ask Hoffman – “Is it safe?” whi [...]
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Elastic Teams

I was talking with someone at a conference a few weeks ago and he asked the question: What do you think about the concept of “Elastic Teams”? To be honest, I’d never heard [...]
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