A few weeks back I read this quote from Brene Brown book “Dare to lead”: “We’ve got to stop every once in a while and celebrate one another and our team victories, no matter how small. Yes, there’s more work to be done, and things could go sideways in an hour, but that will never… Read More Celebrating. Success, failure or both?
This Tuesday we had our company strategy gathering. Among other things we were discussing what could be the actions behind our core values. One of the values is teamwork. Even though this word has a clear meaning for me, I found it extremely hard to write down certain actions. I wrote: “Respect, help and trust… Read More Teamwork is a feeling?
Expectations. And goals. What is the difference? In my experience too high or wrong expectations is the biggest challenge in all relationships……… Read More Keep your expectations high on achievement and low on people
Vision. A powerful word that is often hard to define and understand. I have been involved with a lot of satisfaction surveys. Also, I have repeatedly done Team Self Assessment* in my teams. Company / customer / team vision’s score is hardly ever close to perfect. Even if you talk about it constantly in your… Read More Vision. Never enough.
We live in the world where new software products are born on each moment (just to be clear – I do not have a real statistics on that). So, naturally we have a lot of tools available to help us to build team-spirit, to organize our work and to communicate with our customers (Jira, Google… Read More Hooked on Slack
In the past few years I have learned the value of values. I don’t mean any kind of financial values, but people’s core beliefs. New knowledge is easy to get, new skills are easy to learn, but it is extremely hard, if not impossible, to change someone’s beliefs (unless they want to change it). So,… Read More A game of values