Launching a new line of business is hard. It is not for the faint of heart! For all of my career, I’ve been a corporate office worker, with an occasional work-from-home option. Now that I’ve moved to Portugal (from the U.S.) and started a coaching business, it was time to break out of my comfort… Read More
As I stood in the line at the grocery store last week, I was reminded of a really difficult math class I took back in the dark ages: Queuing Theory. First requirement on day 1 was to learn to properly spell ‘queue’. Much of the rest of the semester was a foggy blur slogging through… Read More
Looking for a few individuals or teams that need to accelerate their learning and get to the next level in the next 60-90 days. Focusing on leadership skills or business agility and value delivery chain. PM me via LinkedIn, email me at email@example.com, or use the https://greenhatcoaching.com/services/ page to discuss further.
Launching a new Emerging Leaders coaching program. Read More
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Coaching and playing Scrum Master for an agile/scrum team in the midst of a multi-national company with strong IT skills-based, enterprise-wide teams (PMO, BA’s, etc.) is an ongoing challenge between gel (still mostly liquid), jello (sort-of solid, transparent), and glass (it might be transparent, but it isn’t malleable anymore). My current product team develops the… Read More
In the world of agile software development, and the scrum framework in particular, frequent retrospective sessions with the team are a natural part of our work cycle. As scrum master and coach, I bring the team together to discuss how we are getting along with each other, whether we need to tweak our process to… Read More
What a difference a month can make! A month ago, I resigned from a contract as a project manager tracking about 50 projects. It was rote, shallow, and lacked the depth I longed for. A month ago, I worked from home, from my apartment in Braga, and sat on my duff for about 8-9 hours… Read More
Recently, someone dismissed my recent creativity/innovation workshop as invalid, that I clearly did not understand what creativity was, and the workshop was a bad method of sparking creativity. I was speechless. I offered that perhaps this type of creativity was just different than whatever was needed in her world, for example, in the world of… Read More
Sometimes an out-of-body experience (OBE) can be a good thing. Today’s Innovation Inspiration Moment is your chance for an OBE . Today, I challenge you to become a superhero. Imagine yourself as a famous (or not so famous) superhero. What characteristics and superpowers would be most fun, most useful, in your personal or professional life.… Read More