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  • Season 6 Retrospective – 6×16

    Chuck briefly recalls the last season.

  • Ten Ways to Have a Better Conversation – 6×15

    In this episode, Chuck relates ten tips for having better conversations from a TED talk by Celeste Headlee.

  • Writing Emails with Military Precision – 6×14

    In this episode, Chuck shares some techniques the US military uses to make emails easier to process, including putting tags in the subject line.

  • Good Enough – 6×13

    In this episode, Chuck talks about good enough. He touches on concepts like the Pareto Principle (you get 80% of the value with the first 20% of the work) and […]

  • Ten Action Signals – 6×12

    Emotions are just signals. When you are having trouble getting past one, it can be helpful to have a job aid. In this episode, I discuss ten action signals identified […]

  • Bullet Journal Revisited – 6×11

    In this episode, I talk about looking through my bullet journal for a set of questions I discussed in the last episode (ACW: Procrastination). I was surprised at what I […]

  • Procrastination – 6×10

    I put off recording this episode this morning, so I decided to record an episode about procrastination and how I got past it. I use questions from Damon Brown and […]

  • Endorsement from Badass Agile

    Good morning. My fellow podcaster Chris Willams just released an episode of his podcast in which he talked about the Agile Chuck Wagon! I endeavor to be half the agilist […]

  • Cynefin – 6×9

    In this episode, Chuck talks about the Cynefin sense-making framework by Dave Snowden. It classifies problem spaces into five categories: Obvious, Complicated, Complex, Chaotic, and Disorder.

  • Dependencies – 6×8

    Chuck recently lost his earbuds, and that led to a discussion of dependencies. He talks about their impact and a way to overcome some dependencies by thinking about them as […]