Leadership Communication Grid – 5×13

Tired of ineffective meetings? In this week’s episode, Chuck talks about a classification tool by Graham Jones from his book, Top Performance Leadership. His leadership communication grid describes what channels of communication are most effective for a kind of message. Listen about structured vs. unstructured channels, and informal vs. formal ones.

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Monthly Retrospectives – 5×12

In today’s episode, Chuck talks about his own personal monthly retrospective. He describes the starfish retrospective format he uses, and the benefits of doing a periodic, personal retrospective. If you’d like to see an example, just ask! This episode is sponsored by our friends and generous backers on Patreon. Sponsors are needed to help the podcast […]

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Vary Your Daily Ritual – 5×11

Today, Chuck talks about how a magazine ad from the late 80s and some listener feedback led to some improvements in the podcast. He also talks about ways to vary your daily ritual in the field of agile ceremonies. This episode is sponsored by our friends and generous backers on Patreon. Sponsors are needed to help […]

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Event Sourcing – 5×10

In today’s episode, Chuck talks about the design pattern called event sourcing. It’s used when you need to know not only the current state of a system, but how it came to be that way. It’s a lesser-known pattern that’s encountered in a variety of places: libraries, chess games, bank accounts, databases, and version control […]

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