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Jennifer Lynch

Jennifer Lynch is Communication Manager for The Standish Group. Jennifer’s expertise is to create and execute an industry, press and customer communications strategy designed to increase the visibility and awareness of The Standish Group, its products, services, and corporate citizenship initiatives.

Advice Articles

Acceptance

Jennifer Lynch suggests that poorly accepted feedback can undermine velocity and cause delays.

Bad News Travel Fast

Jennifer Lynch suggests you make bad news travel fast

Brainstorming

Jennifer Lynch suggests brainstorming is one of the fastest and easiest ways to bring a team together. 

Butterfly Effect

Jennifer Lynch suggest you consider the butterfly effect.

Butterfly Effect on Business value

Jennifer Lynch suggests you consider how the project will change the business, such as increased sales, reduced cost and improved process efficiency.

Butterfly Effect on Executive Sponsorship

Jennifer Lynch suggests you consider executive sponsorship time.

Chemistry

Jennifer Lynch suggests chemistry is hard to define, never mind manage.

Chewable Chunks

Jennifer Lynch suggests doing it chewable-chunks.

Clarity

Jennifer Lynch suggests clarity in mission will reduce turnover.

Communication Platform

Jennifer Lynch suggests you create a common and easy-to-use communication platform.

Contingency

Jennifer Lynch suggests having a contingency plan to fight arrogance.

Dynamic Leadership

Jennifer Lynch suggests dynamic leadership is the common structure of Hot Group 

Embrace Uncertainty

Jennifer Lynch suggests you embrace uncertainty using milestones.

Ethical Training

Jennifer Lynch suggests management should provide ethical guidance.

Explicate

Jennifer Lynch suggests being explicate helps promote togetherness. 

Get You There

Jennifer Lynch rates “What Got You Here Won't Get You There” 3 out of 5 butterflies.  

Issue Timing

Jennifer Lynch suggests timing is the second most important issue item.

Just Say No

Jennifer Lynch suggests saying no is the hardest lesson for many project managers.

Just Say Yes

Jennifer Lynch suggests saying yes leads project resources and bring those resources together.

Keeping Promises

Jennifer Lynch suggests keeping promises shows respect.

Match

Jennifer Lynch suggests that you match the skills of the team correspond with the needed skills of the project.

Measurements

Jennifer Lynch suggests measurements are a key to helping the executive sponsor succeed.

Pairing

Jennifer Lynch suggests that pairing promotes togetherness. 

Practical Software Project Estimates

Jennifer Lynch rates Practical Software Project Estimates: A Toolkit for Estimating Software Development & by Peter Hill 5 out of 5 butterflies.

Primal Leadership

Jennifer Lynch gives Primal Leadership 4 out of 5 butterflies.

Public Execution

Jennifer Lynch suggests whether it is on purpose or just misguided judgment, fraudulence is a cancer and must be rooted out.

Rank

Jennifer Lynch suggests you take the yield rating and putting them in order from highest to lowest yield. 

Real-time View

Jennifer Lynch real-time view is already an available resource.

Remove and Replace

Jennifer Lynch suggests you remove and replace non-participating stakeholder.

Retrospective Explicit

Jennifer Lynch suggests the ideas and recommendations that come out of a retrospective must be well defined.

Retrospectives

Jennifer Lynch suggests retrospectives.

Rumor Control

Jennifer Lynch suggests you consider how to deal with rumors, in particular bad ones.

Sponsorship

Jennifer Lynch suggests nothing succeeds like success.

Stacking

Jennifer Lynch suggests your organization stack your projects.

Surveys

Jennifer Lynch suggests the third step of your project research should be surveys using the dezider.com,

Team Size

Jennifer Lynch suggests that team size is one of the most important aspects in the agile process.

Togetherness

Jennifer Lynch suggests there is a vast difference between having a group of individuals work on a project and having teamwork on a project. 

Toxic Activity

Jennifer Lynch suggests that activity can often turn a toxic person. 

Training Commitment

Jennifer Lynch suggests that you have commitment to training.

Up-to-date Information

Jennifer Lynch suggests in order to be objective you must have correct and up-to-date information.

Viral Loop

Jennifer Lynch gives Viral Loop by Adam Penenberg a rating: 3 out of 5 butterflies.

Vocabulary

Jennifer Lynch suggests using a common vocabulary

 

What Matters Now

Jennifer Lynch gives What Matter Now a rating of 3 out of 5 butterflies. 

Yes or No?

Jennifer Lynch suggests knowing when to say yes or no: is an essential element of leadership.

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