Teamwork

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#1 quality of a great team mate

Recently I have read a lot of articles and listened to many conversations that seem to place the individual ahead of the team. Frequently when we talk about group activities like meetings, paired activities, working from home, and co-located work spaces, the issue invariably comes up on how some people don’t see value in those … Continue reading

What the #BlueBombers taught me about #leadership and #teams

Oh boy, every time I watch the Winnipeg Blue Bombers I learn something. Sometimes I learn sometime just by watching the game or listening to post game interviews. Recently I listened to an interview with Head Coach Tim Burke and it was a great learning experience. Unfortunately for Tim Burke it was an example of … Continue reading

Everything I needed to know about teams I learned from Dungeons and Dragons #PMOT

It occurred to me that the five key principles of teams that I learned early on were taught to me at an early age by Dungeons and Dragons. Now I’m not talking about any movie or video game knock-off of Dungeons and Dragons,  but the original Dungeons and Dragons in-person game. You know the one … Continue reading

#1 rule of #Agile Culture

I recently went on a two-day excursion to the United States to support the local economy in Grand Forks and I was struck with a unique message on a bill board on the way back to Winnipeg. There were the usual bill boards that listed the shopping malls, hotels, and restaurants that you should visit. But amongst … Continue reading

#BeautifulTeam: #Canada and the #USA

As I mentioned in my last Blog post, I’ve been reading the book ‘Beautiful Teams’. It has been and continues to be one of the best books I have read for quite a long time. Great read. Highly recommended. After reading a few of the recent team stories in ‘Beautiful Games’ about Computech and the … Continue reading

Three principles of #TeamWork – Illustrated by Canadian Politics

People ask how I come up with some of my ideas for Blog posts. I tell them that typically they arise during discussions I have with colleagues or because of something I have read or heard. I also tell them that usually when you find a topic that you think would be a good Blog … Continue reading