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Large decision making groups are ineffective – work around them

Large decision making groups are ineffective – work around them

At many companies decisions and prioritization tends to be done by committees, in fact Agile itself tends to be very committee driven (the team estimates together, the team determines how things will get done, etc…). But the Product Owner (or Product Manager in traditional terms) is the key person who’s accountable for the results. They prioritize the projects and features, define desired outcomes, ensure profitability, and...

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Communication tip – keep it as short as possible with executives

Communication tip – keep it as short as possible with executives

Have you ever cleared your inbox down to zero? It’s the elusive dream we all hope to one day achieve. One of the challenges we face in this information overloaded work culture of ours is that the sheer volume of information requires constant grooming, categorization, and prioritization. Consider that your manager is probably getting about 5X-10X more email than you as they’re cc’d on every discussion, decision, and...

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