Meetings. They are an easy trap for leaders to fall into. Our daily calendars seem to be a highly compressed stack of commitments, often without any breaks to opportunities to be alone with our thoughts. Sometimes the day’s agenda may have multiple columns of overlapping commitments to fulfill. Is there any time blocked off in… More You cannot lead those you won’t see.
I’m thinking farther out, and I see many operations teams on a collision course with the hard limits of the human brain. To wit: the hierarchical limitations of Dunbar’s number and the human neocortex.… More Service Oriented Architecture vs. Dunbar’s Number
So you might think that evoking the word “politics” might mean there’s going to be a rant coming. There will be nothing of the sort. Politics is not necessarily a belligerent act in the corporate world, though it’s often perceived that way. And while sometimes there are people who engage in a bit of belligerent… More Corporate Politics and DevOps