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  • Benchmarking – 6×2

    In this episode of the Agile Chuck Wagon, the topic is benchmarking. Chuck talks about the four kinds of benchmarks for computer programs, as well as things you need to […]

  • Podcast Process and Recommendations – 6×1

    To kick off season 6, Chuck talks about the equipment and process he uses to record the podcast. The majority of the episode is his podcast recommendations. If you’d like […]

  • Season 5 Recap – 5×16

    In this episode of the Agile Chuck Wagon, Chuck reviews season 15. As is the norm, this is an unscripted conversation reflecting on the last 4 months of the show.

  • Delegation 2 – Keys to Success – 5×15

    In this second part of two, Chuck talks about how to set up and conduct a successful delegation.

  • Delegation 1 – When to Delegate – 5×14

    In this first part, Chuck talks about delegation and questions to ask yourself about whether it’s appropriate to delegate a task.

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • 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 […]

  • Financial Statements – 5×9

    In today’s episode, Chuck talks about an accounting topic, financial statements. He introduces the idea of a statement of cash flows, balance sheet, and income statement. He talks about assets, […]