Agile Team

Superstar Is Not Needed

Superstar is not needed; we need the whole team to work together as one unit... not dependent on one person — the superstar — for favorable results/outcomes. This axiom applies at the upper levels: at program level, large solution level, at portfolio level...and also at the enterprise level. Dependency on a superstar is not good... having a single point of failure is not good. Even if we have more than one superstar, the saying, ‘the whole is greater than the sum of its parts’ still applies. There was a time when the USA Dream Team — the men’s basketball team…
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Destiny

Destiny

Here is a quote for the team... team of agile teams, lean agile leadership, everyone: 'Destiny is in our hands. If we don't succeed, it's our own fault' -- Elon Musk We swim or sink together. Culture of shared responsibility is here.
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The Ability to Pivot as Necessary, is a Characteristic  of an Effective Lean-Agile Team

The Ability to Pivot as Necessary, is a Characteristic of an Effective Lean-Agile Team

The huge ship Titanic can pivot -- like any other ship for that matter -- but in that ill-fated night, it was necessary for it to pivot ... fast! Too slow...It sank ... it was not Lean and Agile enough to pivot fast enough in order to avoid collision with a huge iceberg. Tragic. Apple Inc. long time ago was 90 days away from being insolvent; Steve Jobs returned to Apple... made pivotal moves, fast enough to avoid insolvency, and as a result, Apple Inc. was profitable again... and still is profitable today, and, in fact, on August 2, 2018, …
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