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Getting things done Part 4: Manage the emotions

This is the third of a four part series, in Part 1   I introduced the framework, Part 2 was about understanding the people and situation and Part 3 was about preparation. In the final...

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Getting things done Part 3: Prepare Yourself

This is the third of a four part series, in Part 1 we introduced the framework, Part 2 was about understanding the people and situation. Let’s say you have a great idea for a...

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Getting things done Part 2: Accept the weird and irrational

If you think saying something smart is all you need to make your idea a reality, you will have a career filled with disappointment and frustration. You need help, money, permission and support and...

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Pre-Mortems are great for kickoffs

The first few weeks of any product development effort are tricky. You are trying to figure out what you’re doing and how to work together. The expectations are always high and the timeline short....

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Anatomy of an Innovative Team: Discipline

Note: This is the third in a series of posts about what is needed on an innovative team. Previous posts were on empathy and inquisitiveness  A new idea is exciting and addictive. You can...