Project242: Success is a Long Road and a Team Event

Project242 (P242) is my journey to bike 242 miles in 24 hours, across the state of Minnesota on gravel roads, in August, 2021 (the Day Across MN, or the DAMN). I’ve found many lessons experienced riding a bike can be applied to our careers. In these posts, I will share the correlations. I looked atContinue reading “Project242: Success is a Long Road and a Team Event”

2020: A Retrospective

At the end of 2019, I had a completely different view of what was to come in 2020. The new year started with a trip out of the cold and snowy conditions of North Dakota, to the sunny and warm golf courses of Phoenix, Arizona. It was about this time COVID was beginning to garnerContinue reading “2020: A Retrospective”

Goodbye 2019, and Thank You

Time to put on the party hat, fill your glass with bubbly and toast in the new year! Welcome 2020! A new year, and decade, is upon us. Every year I make it a practice to look back and note the accomplishments, failures and lessons from the past 12 months. 2019 was one for theContinue reading “Goodbye 2019, and Thank You”

Turn Your Retrospective Into a Celebration

A peer of mine (who wishes to remain anonymous) has been a Scrum Master for a number of years and previously worked at a company that valued organizational agility and agile methods. Unfortunately, her role ended but was able to find another position with a company that has been wanting to be “agile” for someContinue reading “Turn Your Retrospective Into a Celebration”