I’m terrible at focusing and single-flow discipline, so I tend to practice the Pomodoro technique – which is about enforced habit of working for short, concentrated bursts, taking a short breaks and longer breaks after a number of work bursts.
I was recently in a dialogue with a client and the conversation turned to “Evil Scrum” and some previous negative experiences that some people had experienced.
Looking at the current landscape of tech giants, from Facebook to Google, from Stripe to Intel, it is almost impossible to imagine they can ever be out-spent or out-competed.- Whilst they might seem unstoppable – with the sheer brain power they employ and the almost bottomless stash of cash they command, it is reassuring that every giant has its weaknesses.
5 Minutes seems the right amount of time To get to a very nice sweat – with the right exercises of course.
For the last 15 years I’ve maintained a list of ideas to build – things that both excite me and improve the world.
Last week I started having Office Hours to have conversations with anyone who wanted the benefit of my experience in startups, tech and a few other things from my 25+ years in the software space.
In my previous life as an agile coach, I travelled a lot and stayed in hotels, airbnbs and other accommodation.
A tale of 2 exam papers Twenty seven years ago, in a small but important town in southern Nigeria, two teenage boys – bored with revising for their GCSEs – succumbed to the temptation of ‘guaranteeing the outcome’ of their Chemistry exam.