One of my favorite moments as a project manager was when two people told me it was impossible to draw a picture of all the people working the project. Here’s how I did it.
Paul Frields joins the podcast to talk about working remotely and what it takes to succeed. John and Paul also discuss some of the misconceptions about remote work and how to overcome them.
In this wide-ranging conversation, John and guest Paul Frields, talk about working at Red Hat, how they got started with collaborative meeting minutes and Paul’s love of playing the bass.
This episode explores some techniques for facilitating meetings with stronger personalities or those that dominate the discussion too much.
This episode explores the topic of listening through the Co-Active coaching model and an article from Harvard Business Review.
This episode is a collection of some of my favorite things. It was inspired by some similar things I shared in a recent podcast interview on “How to be Awesome at your Job.”
This episode responds to listener questions and feedback from two previous episodes around how to collaboratively create meeting minutes and how a central mailing list repository for meeting minutes works.
This episode explores the benefits for setting and agreeing to criteria before making decisions.
In this episode I share a super easy way to take attendance at meetings–don’t! Instead have attendees take do their own check-in by adding themselves to the minutes (in a shared document). Then you can skip asking “who just joined?” twenty-five times.
This episode examines the process I use and suggest to decide who to invite to specific meetings.
In this episode of the podcast my friend Charlie and I talk about the frustration of status meetings. Do you like status meetings?
This episode is a conversation with my friend Charlie about how meetings drain our energy and what we can do to minimize it.
Here are my thoughts and experiences on how to deal with worries (without solutions) introduced at software project meetings.