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These slides accompanied a talk about some tricks you can use to help yourself and your software team work better. …

These slides accompanied a talk about some tricks you can use to help yourself and your software team work better.

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  • 1. Stupid human tricks for Agile behavioral therapy for software makersSunday, September 16, 2012
  • 2. People make softwareSunday, September 16, 2012
  • 3. Never say “resources” when you mean “people”Sunday, September 16, 2012
  • 4. Take blame Say, “I was wrong. You were right.”Sunday, September 16, 2012
  • 5. Assume competence Notice what people do Ask dumb questions Ask for helpSunday, September 16, 2012
  • 6. Eat together once in a whileSunday, September 16, 2012
  • 7. Flat teams workSunday, September 16, 2012
  • 8. You are not in charge People define their own roles; be explicitSunday, September 16, 2012
  • 9. Multitasking is a jokeSunday, September 16, 2012
  • 10. Wear giant headphones Train people not to interrupt you Group chat is goodSunday, September 16, 2012
  • 11. Don’t check your email Learn to live with unread emailSunday, September 16, 2012
  • 12. Meetings sap your will to liveSunday, September 16, 2012
  • 13. Write an agenda Ask for an agenda DeclineSunday, September 16, 2012
  • 14. Be on time Start on time Don’t recap for latecomersSunday, September 16, 2012
  • 15. Make all meetings optional and maximum one hour Encourage walking out Always take notesSunday, September 16, 2012
  • 16. Good luckSunday, September 16, 2012