So funny that the idea of practice so rarely comes up within our career (unlike athletes, for example, who spend 90% of their time at work practicing.) Will have to give these a spin — good read 👍
Been on both sides of this — and there is never usually malicious intent, something has come up that has diverted their attention, interviews are one of a dozen things happening on the teams’ day. But man does it suck when you don’t hear back.
So, all that is to say is…hiring is the worst thing that both sides have to go through 😔
It’s most often the people with all the context making the decision that meetings are a waste of time too. Very rarely are meetings eliminated because of an overwhelming demand from the team, (and if there is, that its a good reason to look seriously at whether that meeting provides any value.)
Hey, thanks for sharing the User Story Mapping article, I’d never seen that before, but the principals seems very much inline with the framework here. He brings up a great point about the goal of any sort of mapping of a strategy — providing context for those who don’t have much. Every story should give the full context as to why that is a thing that…
This is generally the framework used by most other product teams who talk publicly about how they manage their strategy. But, like you, I haven’t really seen any content that walking through it step-by-step.
So, hopefully this can be useful for others 👍