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5 examples of toxic workplace behavior

I’m an Agile coach.  I’m good at what I do and there’s no doubt I can help any Agile team without feeding my own personal agenda or ego.  As an Agile Coach, I’ll INCREASE the speed of efficient, continuous delivery and CORE … Continue reading

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Shared Leadership Career training…

C.A.R.E. Certification in the workplace; transforming resources into partners one teammate at a time! When it comes to efficient delivery in the workplace, we get in our own way. We’re really good at what we do, but we get in … Continue reading

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Corporate cleaning needed (again) but not from within…..

Have you ever been sucked into “job actions” at work?  Layoffs, downsizing, consolidation,  re-organizing, offshoring, outsourcing?  We can be real creative how we label it, but these are “job actions”; actions on the job to reduce headcount and expenses. Now I … Continue reading

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Center of Excellence, Best Practices and Subject Matter Experts…

These are three terms used way too frequently by us (the workforce) in the corporate workplace today.  I’m OK with the idea, the theory and the reasoning behind these 3 terms (born of this new Millennium) but not the way … Continue reading

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Febuary post; Resources, co-workers, teammates and partners….

This is a good one so PLEASE read, take the appropiate action and also communicate back to me your views  regarding the content.  Really, the above title should be Resources (or co-workers) vs. teammates (or partners), but I didn’t want to give … Continue reading

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January post follow up; So what did my company say?

As a refresh, I suggest you read my original January post titled, “Why are the 99% protesting”.  At the end of that post I mention how easy it is (for the 1%) to talk the talk but not that easy … Continue reading

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November post; Charlie; you and your team are PIGS!

Thanks!  Coming from you this means a lot to us all! Of course we’re speaking in agile terms of “pigs and chickens” In the context of ham and eggs, the pig is (well) very much committed to the dish while … Continue reading

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