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Working from home boosts productivity

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I am fortunate with my current role that I am able to work 2-3 days per week from home. This saves me about 2.5 hours of commuting time per day as well as about £2000 per year.

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Reducing the team size to deliver

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1 min, 53 words

A project was struggling to deliver in time and the project manager resolved it by reducing the team size where the typical approach is to increase the team size. This decision was based on the overhead of communication and Brooks Law.

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Unorthodox leadership by letting others drive

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1 min, 95 words

Steve Kerr, the coach of the Golden State Warriors basketball team, took an usual step recently by allowing his players to coach instead of him. He felt that things had become a little staid and wanted to shake things up ... it worked - they won by their highest margin of the season. Sometimes leadership is knowing when to step back.

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