It's actually worse in America. Wouldn't you be happier if you moved out of Hong Kong?


“I believe that Agile is a brilliant, emergent response to help us thrive in our ever-increasingly complex, changeable and interconnected world. My current focus is coaching Leadership Teams to take…


The story of the five blind men and the elephant presumes that the author is enlightened and in fact can see the whole elephant.

Not sure there is a particular magic pill to remove the stigma of mental health. Removing the stigma of mental health requires more than merely an explanation - it requires the system itself to change about how we culturally treat those with mental health issues. This involves a combination of psychological safety, creating a sense of belonging, making it OK to share your story and being vulnerable, as well as acknowledgement of our unconscious biases, evaluation of our competing commitments and a committment to change through iterative habit formation based on behavioral science. This involves dismantling the current systemic structures.


Bob, thanks for joining us.

You’re welcome. It’s a privilege for me to contribute.

What has your personal journey been like for depression? Were you ever clinically diagnosed, or did this happen during the pandemic?

No, I’ve not be clinically diagnosed. Mostly my periods of depression have been tied to life events. I had a difficult childhood, so lots of depression growing up. I had a very messy divorce with 4 young children involved. I’ve grew up and remained poor for quite a few years in my 20’s, so that caused some. …


Christopher Lee: Thank you so much Victor for joining us. Victor Cheng is a former McKinsey & Company management consultant, strategic planning consultant, public speaker and author of several business Christopher Lee: Thank you so much, Victor, for joining us. Victor Cheng is a former McKinsey & Company management consultant, strategic planning consultant, public speaker and author of several business books. He’s a graduate of Stanford University with a bachelor’s degree in economics and a master’s degree in sociology. Victor started his career as a management consultant with McKinsey & Company, and later held senior management positions with LivePerson, and…


Dr. Alison (Walling) Chaney thrives when working with organizations, leaders, and teams who are ready to roll up their sleeves and drive results. The most successful clients are the ones who have a learner mindset and are ready to dive into the hard work of transformation and change, both personally and interpersonally. Alison and her team seek first to understand your culture, strategy, market, and developmental gaps. They draw from a deep well of research-based practices in organizational development, adult learning and leadership, neuroscience, and emotional/social intelligence.

· Can you share about your personal journey with mental health?

I was…


One day a student asked, “What is the most difficult part of painting?” The master answered, “The part of the paper where nothing is painted is the most difficult.” — Painting Zen

In ancient times, our ancestors shared stories and oral traditions around the fire. I recently facilitated a virtual Open Space Unconference with a group of friends working in technology and thought I should share my lessons learned. I wanted to foster a community that was built on some of the principles of open space: intellectually honest conversations, transparency, and psychological safety. …


Overview

Agile and DevOps may seem like different movements, but if you look at their goals, you find that they are strikingly similar. Look at the value Agile and DevOps deliver. That is, look at the “why” of DevOps, and look at the “why” of Agile. When you look closer you discover that the goals of both are to get value to the customer quicker and to change to market demands more quickly. DevOps takes the principles introduced in Agile and extends them beyond code check-in to deployment and operations.

As the goals of Agile and DevOps align, it is not…

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