Jeffrey describes a new idea from Marquet, the division between "red work" and "blue work." We discuss how to balance these methods, and when imbalance might be useful.
Squirrel notices some coaching clients prefer to work much harder rather than discuss trust issues. We describe ways you can overcome this habit.
Squirrel and Jeffrey ponder the lessons of their youth and ask if such a fast moving industry has no time to learn from the past?
Squirrel and Jeffrey develop a metaphor describing effective product alignment, and suggest some ways to apply and misapply it.
Jeffrey contrasts common organizational dynamics. Squirrel worried "product-led" could leave out important opportunities to bring everyone in. We settle on "product-aligned."
Squirrel and Jeffrey describe Marquet's "Psychological Ownership" and how it goes beyond the "turn signal" they've previously advocated for.
Squirrel and Jeffrey discuss the difference between friendly and effective and the common confusion between being liked and being successful.
Squirrel relates the story of a client who refined their MVP past the point of any remaining business value. He and Jeffrey reflect on the meaning of "viable."
Squirrel and Jeffrey meditate on Brian Marick's public conclusion that he can no longer contribute to the discussion of agile development.
Dragan returns to discuss the value of small batch sizes, and how to apply this idea beyond release frequency.
Dragan Stepanović joins us to discuss emotions as system signals, why intervening at the emotional level has less value, and why you should get back on the horse.
We're joined again by Jim Euchner to discuss experimentation from a position of stabiltiy to avoid self-cannibalisation.
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