Monthly Archives: August 2014

A Town Called Commitment

In honor of Doctor Who being back on, I thought we should talk about a town called commitment.  This is a town where everyone goes around making commitments to one another.  One day, Madame Mayor called for a town meeting. … Continue reading

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Estimates Are Not Commitments But…

Unfortunately, they very often are.  Recently, during an interview, I asked the candidate what they thought about the notion that “estimates are not commitments“.  The candidates answer was: Once an estimate is put down on paper, it unfortunately becomes a … Continue reading

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Resources Never Die

This quick post  is a result of the following Twitter conversation: Drink, every time you and your team are referred to as 'resources'. #AgileDrinkingGame — Mike Sutton (@mhsutton) August 14, 2014 @mhsutton @MartinBurnsSV how many of us would still be alive? … Continue reading

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Excess Luggage

Excess luggage just gets in the way.  It slows you down and costs you while doing so.  Personally, I didn’t have an appreciation for traveling light until I noticed that my business colleagues saved so much time because they never went … Continue reading

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Doing Wrong Things Righter

It was the fall of ’98 and I had been in the United States for barely over a year.  It was the beginning of a new semester and I was looking forward to seeing a friend who had been away … Continue reading

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