Feedback is essential to becoming a better manager. That’s why you should seek feedback, even if the truth is uncomfortable.
Time moves in one direction, memory in another.
William Gibson. Writer.
“My only advice is to stay aware, listen carefully, and yell for help if you need it.”
― Judy Blume, Author
Running your own public conference can be a great way to give back to your community, grow your team’s presentation skills and stand out in a busy market as a company for people to come and work for. Here are 3 reasons to run your own technology conference. This is exactly why we ran Wroclaw … Read more3 Reasons to run your own technology conference
Some people aren’t natural sharers…..of information that is. And in the business world this lack of sharing of information and knowledge can have a profound effect.
People often don’t share for nothing other than they just don’t think about it, or see the point in it. It’s not usually them being malicious. It’s not for personal gain. It’s not for trading. It’s simply because most people don’t realise the value of sharing. They aren’t natural sharers.
There are opportunities to learn and grow everywhere for managers. In every interaction, every meeting, every plan, every bit of feedback, from wins, from losses, from hiring, from strategy. You get it. Everywhere.
We often just need to look out for these opportunities. That’s the hard part. But once you do start noticing your world more you’ll start collecting notes, observations and insights. They’ll start arriving a rapid rate simply from observing.
As part of our “So You Want To Be A Scrum Master Book” we thought it would be good to include a short ditty from each of the authors on how we learn. We all have different styles and we all have different reasons for learning. How we learn is a chapter I contributed.
Here’s what I wrote. You can download the book, for free, from LeanPub.
I’ve been practicing with a new technique to improve my memory for the last few months with great success. Improve Your Memory With MOM is a great approach.