‘Agile’ is essentially a modern day metaphor for Communication.
Arbitrarily set dates lead to all manner of disaster: destroyed morale, missed delivery dates, being massively over budget, and/or delivering crappy software–even if you’re practice Agile.
A never-ending question: What are your thoughts about Quality vs. Quantity of Followers? Should I focus on quality, or number of Twitter, Facebook, Google+, or other network followers?
In a word: Don’t.
Your Sales team is where your company’s efforts meet the world. They’re where the rubber meets the road. Your organizations efforts can live, or die, based on the performance of your Sales team. The happier they are, the more positive they feel, the more confident they are in your offerings, the better they sell. And the better revenue flows.
But what if the apple cart gets upset?
This is a challenge currently facing a lot of companies, particularly in the B2B (business-to-business) space. As SaaS offerings become more common-place, traditional software sales models are being upset.
Squishy history is what you get when you add 3 parts text, with one part digitization. As more of the text we read becomes digital, the temptation to fiddle, tweak, and change becomes irresistible.
Book review of “You Can’t Not Communicate 2” by David Grossman. Hint: The creators should have remembered, Communication is about balance.