Archive for October, 2009

Conflict, Diversity & Appreciation

Posted on 04. Oct, 2009 by Michael Spayd.


My friend Jean Tabaka recently posted what may become a seminal blog (who knows, eh?) on a process of escalating conflict she sees within the Agile community (Escalation is Killing Agile). It soon made the Twitter rounds and then ignited a storm of comments, including some that seemed to actually illustrate Jean’s point. My primary [...]

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The Speed of Culture

Posted on 01. Oct, 2009 by Michael Spayd.


Nothing is as fast (or impactful) as trust, whether high or low. That is the message of Stephen M.R. Covey’s book The Speed of Trust. Do yourself a favor and check it out. Covey highlights that we are in a crisis of (mostly lack of) trust. It is killing us. Restoring trust–in┬ásociety, in our businesses, [...]

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