Idea debt

I read a really interesting article the other day called "Kill Your Old Ideas So You Can Be More Creative" by Nick Douglas. Nick was discussing how proactive it can be to have a clear out of old creative ideas and how this has helped his creative processes, specifically with…

Practice, practice, practice.

I read a very interesting article this morning in regards to learning methods and specifically skill improvement through practice in relation to top athletes. Practice has been distilled by Angela Duckworth into four main categories: Intentional Practice. To achieve optimal skill development we don’t practice randomly. Practice has to have…

The Agile Cake

I had an interesting conversation with one of my daughters who made the mistake of asking me what I was doing. What I was doing was reviewing third party documentation and proposals on software delivery but the conversation we got into was around development methodologies. Now it might be that…