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Over the Christmas period I had one of those moments that make your heart drop into your stomach. I had missed a delivery and got a card saying that I needed to collect my parce…

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I received a question from someone recently and it's something I've been asked in various guises over the years. It effectively relates to geographical cultural differences and whe…
Agile42 have just launched a new book for those looking to understand the role of agile coach and the mindset behind the process of 'agile coaching'. For me this is a good thing be…
In Awe of Generalising Specialists One of the things I absolutely love to do is listen to music - with a strong preference for live music. I sometimes like to sing along too. I'…
When most people think of Scrum – and other agile development frameworks or models – they often think of software. This is partly because the agile manifesto contains the word “sof…
Recently I attended a "first aid course" as part of my voluntary work coaching a youth sports team. One of the first things I was told was that you must identify yourself to the in…
On Monday evening (in the UK) I held my first live Twitter Q&A; inviting questions about being a product owner to celebrate the release of my new book, Product Mastery.  …
Good product owners delay when they can. Great product owners decide when they must.   One of the most difficult yet important aspects of being a great product owner is lea…
Back in May 2016, Paul Goddard and I had a silly little idea to create a podcast set in a pub. The idea was we would meet up somewhere, in a pub, have a drink and talk about whatev…
We have a clear winner in the recent competition to choose your favorite cover for my new book Product Mastery: From Good to Great Product Ownership. In fact, the decision was almo…
I was recently approached by intelligent leadership and corporate culture authority, John Mattone, to be part of his 'Expert Interview' series. We talked leadership development and…
One of the prime objectives of any leader is to create a team who can work well with one another. There have been several models, frameworks and diagnostic tools established to ide…
What if everything I’ve believed to be true turned out to be false? I recently re-watched The Matrix - one of my favourite films of all time - and it made me think of my work, my …