My Solicitor – The Un-trusted Knowledge Worker

Trust is a much overlooked commodity in knowledge working environments. Moving away from traditional working methods to something more Agile isn’t enough on its own to fix this problem; it takes effort from managers and teams to build a trusting relationship. I recently went through the process of re-mortgaging, something that thousands of people do… Read More »

The art of making mistakes?

I read an article recently that said: “If you want people to like you more, make a mistake.” The article explained that people like you more when you make a mistake and the bigger the blunder, the more they like you. Sounds strange? It did to me too. Turns out this was very much a simplification… Read More »

Pull or Push #7: The football stadium

Last Monday, we described a pull system in a factory and how it differed from a push system often used by software teams. We are following that post with a 10-day series looking at push and pull systems in everyday life, asking what you think and offering our thoughts. Scenario number 7 is the football stadium Our thoughts This… Read More »