Category Archives: Attitude

Gemba – Designing for the Person – Scrum

Gemba is an interesting process for management introduced by the Japanese. In Japanese, it is often pronounced “Genda” and written 現場. Gemba means “the real place.” Its goal is to see how work is done and tools are used, then … Continue reading

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Do Until You Become

I went to a meeting of TEC-P (Technology Employment in Colorado Partnership) in Denver on Thursday. It was a fascinating meeting that started off with a TED talk on Body Language by Amy Cuddy. We have viewed Body Language as … Continue reading

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S.T.E.M. is now becoming S.T.E.A.M.

S.T.E.M. was originally designed to help young women understand and enter the technical fields. S.T.E.M. stands for Science-Technology-Engineering-Mathematics. It has been very successful by most measures. However, there are many people (including myself) who believe there are two missing elements … Continue reading

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Are all Experienced Engineers Rude and New Engineers Obnoxious

This was written in response on Quora asking if all experienced engineers rude. In many respects, it is written as a letter to new engineers just coming out of school. I have been producing software for many years. Most new … Continue reading

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Agile Manifesto

It is best to understand a little history behind the Agile Manifesto to comprehend what the intention of the seventeen authors of the original manifesto was.  My link to one of the authors goes back to when I worked at … Continue reading

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In decisions, use your GUT

I went to a workshop yesterday presented by Roben Graziadei of Net Result$, LLC. Her presentation was on using intuition, gut, that still small voice, the light of Christ, or whatever that guiding voice is called. Everyone has it, it just … Continue reading

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Crisis becomes a “dangerous” Opportunity if you give of yourself

I am listening to a series of commentaries on the teachings of Jim Rohn through Success Magazine. The one to which I listened today was by Denis Waitley.1 He covered a discussion that Jim Rohn had about the Chinese characters … Continue reading

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“Make Each Day Your Masterpiece” – John Wooden

As I grow older, I look for people I really admire and from whom I may learn. Sitting still, no matter what my age, is not an option. I am going through a course on Jim Rohn through Success magazine … Continue reading

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Live a Fulfilling Life

Life is too short. I am not sure where the time has gone, but it flies by so quickly. There is an old saying that one should live with no regrets. Unfortunately, you think about what you say even to … Continue reading

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FEAR – False Evidence – Action Required

I have an old enough vehicle that all it has is a cassette tape player, so I took out a group of motivation tapes and started listening to them on a long drive. One side was by Jeremy Stansfield talking … Continue reading

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