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Ask Christopher Avery for January 2009
The January 2009 Ask Christopher Avery is ready for you to listen. Read the questions below to decide if it's worth your time. Ask me your questions now for next month's show at AskChristopherAvery.com Here is a "kudos" received soon after the show: I submitted a question for your Tuesday broadcast yesterday. This was the one about knowing something logically...

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Posted on 01/16/2009 11:39 am | No Comments
 
Resilience, Responsibility, and the Meaning of Life
Here's a question to ponder: Would you rather be prescient or resilient? "Prescience" means literally (from the Latin) "to know before" as in seeing the future by whatever means. "Resilience" means the ability to recover, to bounce back. The 5-year-old in me that wants to get away with everything would prefer prescience. But the grown-up wise old sage in me...

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Posted on 12/30/2008 05:45 pm | 4 Comments
 
Press Release for Knowledge Team Leadership
Contact:    Christopher Avery / www.christopheravery.com Email:  christopheravery@christopheravery.com Telephone:  830.995.4853 Address:  P.O. Box 1046, Comfort, TX 78013FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Team Leadership Expert Christopher Avery, PhD, to Lead Highly Effective Two Day Team Building Workshop Unique Team Building and Leadership Workshop Intensive Teaches How to Develop Excellent Team Dynamics Comfort, TX, August 22, 2008 - Nothing feels better than knowing exactly how...

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Posted on 08/26/2008 02:07 pm | No Comments
 
Effective Teamwork Skills are not based on Human Perfection
Effective Teamwork is based on human agility and taking responsibility for our actions which contribute to shared results. The belief that we are required as leaders or team-members to maintain a facade of perfection should be smashed and dumped off in the trash on our way to lunch. Such ideologies are the underlying causes of stress in our own lives...

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Posted on 04/29/2008 02:51 pm | No Comments
 
Grateful for Free Public WiFi in Airports
Kudos to airports that supply free public wifi. Its a wonderful thing. I'm sitting in the Dayton (Ohio) International Airport pursuing my Responsibility Redefined mission by ftping a 25mb file to my webmaster, responding to email and generally keeping things going. That's cool. Effective Teamwork and Leadership is often perceived through availability, agility, and our ability to respond. Keeping aware...

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Posted on 04/25/2008 09:11 am | No Comments
 
Who Deserves Your Fan Mail Today?
Fan Mail arrived in my inbox this morning from Andra Wisian, the talented producer I engaged to pull together a DVD-based training product (watch here on Christopher Avery's Blog on Responsibility Redefined and on my Responsibility eTips list for launch news in the coming months of Christopher Avery's Responsibility Redefined DVD-based workshop for trainers and team leaders everywhere). Hi C!...

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Posted on 04/03/2008 05:22 pm | 1 Comment
 
Spectacular Presentation of Responsibility Redefined
This is a really cute story about responsibility, known as "the Donkey video." Kudos to the good folks at Spectacular Presentations who created it to honor Alex Mandossian, an internet marketing guru, who uses Aesop's Fables in his teachings. I met Pat and Lorna a couple of weeks ago in San Francisco attending Alex's Teleseminar Secrets Reunion. I've begun experimenting...

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Posted on 03/20/2008 10:29 am | 4 Comments
 
Trying to remove the wiggle room
Projects@Work published an excerpt from Kimberly Wiefling's new book evocatively titled Scrappy Project Management: The 12 Predictable and Avoidable Pitfalls Every Project Faces. I haven't read the rest of the book although I look forward to doing so after seeing the 80-second video she posted on Amazon.com (see what she does with the PMBOK!). To view it, follow the book...

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Posted on 10/25/2007 03:13 am | No Comments
 
2007 Mission 36 — keynote impresses Agile Business Conference
The afternoon of 3 October found me in the Queen Elizabeth II Conference center near Trafalgar Square in London keynoting Agile Business Conference 2007. We'd been planning this Responsibility Redefined mission for many months. As you may know, the "agile" movement in software development, project leadership, and business is a major interest of mine.My thanks to DSDM Consortium marketing leader Adrian...

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Posted on 10/12/2007 10:58 am | No Comments
 
Touring London with Chris Matts
Chris Matts tells me his recent InfoQ article "Real Options" Underlie Agile Practices is already translated into Chinese. And you can enjoy his Agile Toolkit Podcast interview on Real Options and their relation to agile practices.  What is Real Options? It's about making decisions at the right time with the right information. Chris is a world-leading expert in building software...

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Posted on 10/11/2007 04:17 pm | No Comments
 
 
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