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Episode 402 | Johanna Rothman - Learning and Delivering

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Guest:
Johanna Rothman talks with Dave Rael about experiential learning, writing, learning about human interaction, consulting, and frank advice

Johanna Rothman, known as the “Pragmatic Manager,” provides frank advice for your tough problems. She helps leaders and teams see problems, resolve risks, and manage their product development. Johanna was the Agile 2009 conference chair and was the co-chair of the first edition of the Agile Practice Guide. Johanna is the author of 14 books that range from hiring, to project management, program management, project portfolio management, and management. Her most recent books are From Chaos to Successful Distributed Agile Teams (with Mark Kilby) and Create Your Successful Agile Project: Collaborate, Measure, Estimate, Deliver. Read her blogs, email newsletter, and more information about her books at www,jrothman.com.

Johanna's top 3 tips for delivering more value:
  1. Create a product good enough for customers to use now - don;t start with architecture first
  2. Make the smallest deliverable you can
  3. Stop multitasking - focus on one thing and get it to done

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