The observation from scientists is that rules in a complex system must be tuned for…
Do you have resolutions for the new year?
Are you defining new goals for your project or team?
If the answer is yes, then you would do well to run each of them against the following checklist.
I created it by combining various sources, including the famous S.M.A.R.T. criteria, and various wisdom tiles from my grandmothers bathroom:
There are also a few things that you should stay away from when you’re setting goals. Susan M. Heathfield described five possible dangers.
And particularly that last one sounds like a fine goal to me!
I wish you all the very best for 2010.
And thanks for reading…
(image by oskay)
This article will be part of the book Management 3.0: Leading Agile Developers, Developing Agile Leaders. You can follow its progress here.
Twitter – Subscribe – Newsletter – Bookmarks
||Latest, greatest and favoritest posts:
Management: A Deceptive Metaphor
If You Want Something Done, Practice Your Patience
Emergence in Development Teams