Legend: 🐾 Pattern, πŸ’‘ Realization, 😺 Meme, πŸ”­ Tool


πŸ’‘ Reversibility should be the prime criterion in determining how much effort to put into decisions. Don't wast time on making reversible decisions. - Jeff Bezos​

πŸ’‘ Management = Create Space to be Awesome = Purpose + Autonomy + Mastery + Inclusion - Meri Williams​

πŸ’‘ There are three kinds of managers: the shit umbrella, the shit funnel and the shit fan. - Caterina Fake​

🐾 Tell people that I believe in them and why I believe in them - Meri Williams​

🐾 Focus on the right problems at the right time, different things come for free at different points - Meri Williams​

🐾 Repetitive task with more than 3 steps? Use a checklist with one column per execution, add columns on the left - Alexander

πŸ’‘ The demand upon a resource tends to expand to match its supply if the price is zero. Example: Work expands so as to fill the time available for its completion - Various, including Cyril Northcote Parkinson​

Requirements Engineering

🐾 MVP thinking: Question all assumptions about customer need - unknown

🐾 Avoid writing software. - myself

🐾 Value management: Challenge safe assumptions regularly, don't wait for external triggers. Things are easily overlooked - Alexander

Structuring Charts

πŸ”­ SWOT (Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities, Threats) Analysis - obscure/unknown​


🐾 1-2-4-all - Liberating Structures​


🐾 Repeat yourself at least 7 times: Others still need to hear beyond the point when you're worried you've been repetitive - Meri Williams​

🐾 Managers don't quarrel in front of the team - Kari PenttilÀ​


πŸ’‘ Best predictor for being able to recruit and retain the people you want is somebody's ability to agree with the statement "someone like me can be successful here" - Meri Williams​

πŸ’‘ "Culture Add" matters a lot more than "Culture Fit" - Meri Williams​