How to use Positive Deviants to Solve the “Not Invented Here” Problem

How to Use Positive Deviants to Solve the "Not Invented Here" Problem

The embedded video describes how you can bring about change by using the notion of bright spots to discover what is already working so that you can do more of it. It is described in […]

2 Tips to Make Pair-Programming Less Scary

2 Tips to Make Pair-Programming Less Scary

I’m going to apply the concept of distinguishing resistance from lack of clarity as in Monday’s post/video. I’ll explain why pair-programming often intimidates and two tips that reduce the fear. In the video linked in […]

Resistance vs. Lack of Clarity: The West Virginia 1% Milk Experiment

Resistance vs. Lack of Clarity: The West Virginia 1% Milk Experiment

The above video is all about the third surprise about change described in the book “Switch: How to Change Things When Change Is Hard” by Chip and Dan Heath. In the video, I tell the […]

Is Your Product Owner Lazy or Exhausted?

Is Your Product Owner Lazy or Exhausted?

In the video linked in the previous blog post, Limitations of Self Control: The Cookies and Radishes Study, we saw how exhaustion can look like laziness. In this post, I’m going to apply the concept […]