What is Situational Leadership

By | 2017-07-14T15:24:41+00:00 May 14th, 2015|Management|

I first heard of Situational Leadership during Intel's training for Managers. It is about adjusting your style of management according to the Situation. I will let Matt's video explain the concept. Along with the Golden rule for managing people, following this method will help you become a great leader.  

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Building a great product – Start with an Empowered Product Owner

By | 2017-02-05T18:45:54+00:00 March 3rd, 2015|Management, Software|

A Camel is a horse designed by a committee! One reason bigger companies fail to innovate is there is no ONE Empowered Product Owner (or product manager, program manager, etc.) that owns the entire product vision. Even if there is one person assigned responsible for the product, he/she is not empowered to make the final decision [...]

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Fortune favors the brave

By | 2017-02-05T18:45:54+00:00 January 21st, 2014|Education, General, Management|

As someone who is interested in American football, it is always puzzling to see coaches punt or kick a field goal when their team is 4 and short. Sometimes there are valid reasons to do this, but most times they are too conservative or want to take the easy way out. You can't get fired [...]

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Managing People

By | 2017-02-05T18:45:54+00:00 January 17th, 2014|General, Management|

Some time back a new manager asked me what is the secret for managing people. As a technical guy, he felt that managing his team created nothing but headaches. His new team members were slow and he could do the work faster than explaining what needs to be done. He understood that he needed to [...]

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