I Learnt

Things I have learnt over time ...

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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Leaders Eat Last by Simon Sinek

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2 min, 287 words

I really liked Simon Sinek's other books but didn't get into this one as much - don't get me wrong, it is still an excellent read and you can learn a lot.

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Categories: book

Don't let status change the conversation

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1 min, 113 words

I am probably like most people in that when I meet someone who I deem to be important the way I deal with them changes. It introduces a more reserved interaction with more careful responses.

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Categories: life

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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Categories: work

Learning from terminally ill children

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1 min, 66 words

I am going to try and enjoy the small things in life and focus more on those close to me; something that is not always easy when caught up in the hustle and bustle of life.

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Categories: life