Category Archives: Random Stuff
Once you’ve been in the Agile mindset for a while, you begin seeing the world through a different lens. As I apply the “wisdom of crowds” to the projects my teams undertake, I find their estimates more accurate and approaches … Continue reading
We are about to be exposed to enormous pressures on how much we value each other. Continue reading
Whatever Happened to “Old Ed”? There is hardly anything that makes the man on the street feel more helpless than a trusted institution’s fraudulent or negligent behavior. We’ve moved from “Old Ed” down at the general store who had everything … Continue reading
Passionate Learner I am hooked on learning. An explanation that finally clicked, came while taking the Gallup Strengths survey. If you’ve not taken it, do so. The easiest way is to read their book Strengths Finder 2.0. The book gives an explanation of the … Continue reading
Today’s my wedding anniversary. The occasion gives opportunity to reflect on things I love. After many project management years, I ran into Agile Scrum. The simplicity of the framework caught my attention right away. Little did I realize what lies under … Continue reading
Expenses vs. Income – Distracts from Finding the Real Problem When it’s all said and done any companies’ goal must be to make money. No money – no business. It’s that simple. The trick to making money is to know how … Continue reading
I ran across an interesting Ted Talk by Keren Elazari about hackers. She makes some bold statements such as, “…you just can’t see something broken in the world and leave it be.” She also states “I think we need hackers, … Continue reading
The “War Is Good For The Economy” Mentality from Larry Lawhead on Vimeo. A discussion on the "war is good for the economy" mentality, and how it conflicts with the true nature of capitalism.
Cults, Sects, and Dependency Based Leadership from Larry Lawhead on Vimeo. A discussion on cults, sects, and leadership that fosters a dependency mentality among members of a group. This also covers consequences, and long term effects on individuals in such … Continue reading
A discussion on the mentality behind the iron curtain and the peoples view of the west. This includes first person accounts of relief related, and other political work that was being done in East Berlin, and Yugoslavija at the time. … Continue reading
Environments That Encourage Innovation from Larry Lawhead on Vimeo. A Sunday evening discussion with Mr. Lawhead regarding environments that encourage, and stimulate innovation.
The “Greed Is Good” Mentality from Larry Lawhead on Vimeo. A discussion on the “greed is good” mentality, and why it is detrimental to business / economy.
On Sanctioning Morality – Fundamentalist Revolution from Larry Lawhead on Vimeo.
Economic And Business Behavior In Communism/Socialism And Capitalism – Part 1 from Larry Lawhead on Vimeo. Economic And Business Behavior In Communism/Socialism And Capitalism – Part 2 from Larry Lawhead on Vimeo.
A discussion on the impact corruption has on countries, their economies, and business. As well as the threat to innovation and positive growth corruption poses.
One of my greatest challenges is managing, and training the Indian outsourcing team. In this video I discuss best practices for remote managing.
The following is an interview with Larry Lawhead, as interviewed by Nathalie Lawhead. This is the first of an ongoing video series. Unfortunately the video for this particular one did not turn out. Nevertheless, the subject matter is noteworthy of … Continue reading