When all that matters is fixing urgent issues, no time is left to do what could lead to outstanding results.

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More! Give me more!

Business pushes teams to deliver more output. All they want is to keep the engine running as fast as possible. Developers become feature machines, and their mission is to maximize the output at all costs. Nothing is more important than increasing the output!

Such unprecedented pressure…

Developers don’t need tasks to fulfill; they need goals to pursue

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For years, I’ve thought about why some Scrum Teams become high-performing units while others don’t go beyond mediocrity. Until now, I haven’t found a single aspect that leads to high performance, but I identified one that kills the chance of it; lack of clear goal.

A Sprint without a goal…

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