It’s a privilege to be granted authority in another person’s company.
It’s easy to criticize. It’s hard to raise capital and make payroll.
I have never been an entrepreneur. My passion is to build teams. To be of service. To make things better.
I’m that second generation that feeds off founding vision and hopes to sustain an organization.
This has been a good week.
- We achieved our first business objective on our standard bearing product initiative, .
- My CEO is championing agile values in my division’s executive team – accountability to specific commitments within a time box.
- Managers in a peer group recognize the potential of self-directed, cross-functional teams and are interested in introducing the first scrum outside my department.
I am a cautious optimist. Success is far from inevitable. Actually, all this represents is an opportunity to start the really hard work.
Still some moments, especially ones years in the making, need to be savored.