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@mpoppendieck Notes from #agiledaynyc2013

September 19, 2013

Energized Workers: gap how to energize workers?
Reviewed Carol Dweck’s book on fixed vs flexible mindset

In martial arts, not competing, is about trying to get to next level

Who will be energized? Those who think working hard will get us to next level.

Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi FLOW book

– deeply engaged
– distractions disappear
– time evaporates

Question (mine): might this be meditative absorption and risk of losing awareness?

Thinking fast and slow. Deliberate. When you are expert might respond automatically.

Daniel Kahneman, Thinking Fast and Slow

We use our system 2 mind to check up on System 1 mind.

[Makes me think of 70s study on Samaritan behavior when in a rush].

Practice in system 2 mind so you can behave in system 1 mind when an emergency cones along.

Moore’s Law: intel co-founder and number of transistors doubling every two years

Talking about Heroes using Agile tricks at Intel. And running out of tricks!

Four Steps to Great Product Teams
Lessons from the Chilean Mine Rescue in Harvard Business Review

– appropriate constraints
– capable, competent team
– rapid learning, many quick experiments, multiple options in parallel