This post is part of a series I wrote for my Cognitive Psychologies classes. Going through my third lockdown caused by a new strain of COVID-19, I am not as anxious as when the pandemic started. In the beginning, I was in a state of high alert and anxiety generated by uncertainty about the future. ... Continue Reading →
What role does coaching play in the agile transformation of organisations? How do ScrumMasters and Agile Coaches use coaching? How do they differ from Coaches?
Alex Schultz, VP Growth at Facebook just gave the best talk I heard on startup growth at Stanford's How to Start a Startup, course organised and orchestrated by YC Sam Altman. In his own words: ...if you're a startup, you shouldn't have a growth team. Startups should not have growth teams. The whole company should... Continue Reading →
I'm not going to do it. Mostly because famous VCs and founders are already doing it. All you have to do is just listen, apply, test, observe, pivot or persevere and repeat. But I will give you top resources that can help you with your startup, no matter the stage you're at, but most efficiently... Continue Reading →
The Undercover Economist, [Tim Harford, 2007] Is economics a dull subject, referring to complex data analysis, presenting not so exciting conclusions inaccessible to the general public? Tim Harford replies with a definite no and supports his opinion with The Undercover Economist, where he brilliantly presents his theories, based on thorough research and analysis, on hot... Continue Reading →
But we're not. Leaving aside all the statistics of the worlds economies, we tend to consider ourselves, Romanians, poor and unfortunate, because we were born in this country and lack the possibility of actually "doing things". I came across this video today: which doesn't tell me anything that I didn't know. I am fascinated though by people who choose to be melancholic after... Continue Reading →