At some point in your life you will have known someone into adventurous or "extreme" sports. What are the chances that at some point you have said something along the lines of "You will never catch me doing that!" or "Are you crazy? you're going to get hurt!" In reality you may be missing out on a brilliant opportunity that could have a positive impact on personal and team development.
Last week, as so often happens, I saw news about two re-branding/re-packaging. Both of which appear to be a bold attempt to change the perception of the brand. As a humble web geek, I have an opinion about this.
I have had the fortune to work on a number of Agile projects with a number of different clients and employees. I have also had the opportunity to hear some "interesting" interpretations of what Agile is. Some of these have brought a smile to my face. Others - not so much.
#f1 - wow - this is a strongly worded article from Gary Anderson. Clearly he is echoing the concerns of many of us who remember the terrible and fatal accidents of the 70's and 80's. It seems shocking that a the nature of the tyre failure is so dangerous.http://www.bbc.co.uk/sport/0/
Social media in general is becoming a vastly important method for businesses to convey their attitude to customers. Nowhere is this more apparent than in the way a business handles negative comments. It's a common theme whereby a frustrated or angry customer complains publicly about a company, only to receive either a flippant response, or worse, no response whatsoever. But at what point do you drop an increasingly inflammatory argument?