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Clear is kind, unclear is unkind

A rule to help guide you when you are struggling to say the awkward thing.

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Stop changing, start experimenting

Got a crazy idea that would totally work but nobody will let you try it?

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That coworker who never stops refactoring

We’ve all seen them. They drive the rest of the team crazy. How can we use them to our advantage?

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Wiki bankruptcy

An appropriately annoying strategy for dealing with wiki rot at a company.

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Dear Scrum teams, stop planning Mishmash Sprints

The Sprint Goal is one of the most valuable pieces of Scrum, yet so many teams ignore it completely.

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Productivity porn

And the danger of hobbies that feel valuable but aren’t

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Turn your camera on for remote meetings

It really makes a difference.

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Google has shut down Toogles

After 8 years, they finally revoked my YouTube API access.

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Your calendar should be an allowlist, not a blocklist

Open calendars are toxic.

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Death to story points! Long live T-shirt sizing!

Story points seem to have cornered the market these days in terms of task estimation on agile projects, and I think that’s a mistake.