Something interesting happened last week. I was designing a new project with a friend. The project had much potential and I wanted to test the idea with 10 customers by building a minimum viable product (MVP) . The idea of a MVP is not to go in to full spec product, but putting your immediate… Continue reading MVP
Though many say "time is money", time in organisations is not actually treated in the way we treat money. Organisations in meeting rooms waste hundreds or hours in few hours. I was recently at a meeting with 25 people for 2 hours. That is 50 man hours. What we achieved ? - confusion and boredom. Only one… Continue reading Respect time.
We want teams to explore opportunities, yet we celebrate speedy delivery. We advise people to think as a 'group' but treat 'group think' as a cancer in the organisation culture. We want self motivated, initiative taking teams, but at the same time fear uncontrolled outcomes they bring in. We want people to meet, discuss and… Continue reading A leader’s dilemma on team building