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A matter of reflex

A reflex is packed with a lot of things. Everything happens in an instant, without warning and without guarantee. This is a quick and often surprising event. We have several instinctive reflexes (sneezing, coughing, blinking, etc.) and others that are conditioned with time (not inherited, caused by an external stimulus). …

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Management and leadership

Save your neighbor! (cont’d)

This post is the continuation of “Save your neighbor” in which I promised to provide hints and examples to inspire you in finding your way of managing skills and working in silos. So where do we start? How can we save the neighbor? Well, it’s both simple and complex. You have to …

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Management and leadership

Save your neighbor! (part 1)

One of the most common—if not the most common—assumption in the world of Agility is the absence of specialization. Anyone must be able to jump in and do whatever task the team has planned for. We insist on multi-skilled and interchangeable team members. We seem to forget to make a clear difference between …

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