Braintrust President Brian Rabon Featured in New Issue of Better Software

As the President of The Braintrust Consulting Group and as a Project Management Futurist, Brian Rabon is a leading expert on Agile. This month, he loaned his expertise to Better Software Magazine by writing an article entitled “Being Agile, Even If My Organization Isn’t”. In this article, Brian takes a closer look at what it truly … Read More

Stuck In A Rut, Change Your Scenery

Stuck In A Rut

Do you ever feel that you are stuck in the same old routine? That every day seems like a carbon copy of the one before it? Do you feel that you have stopped growing? Sometimes it takes someone pointing it out to you or some serious introspection to notice, but it does happen from time-to-time. … Read More

Why You Must Be Selfish

According to selfish means, “Devoted to or caring only for oneself; concerned primarily with one’s own interests, benefits, welfare, etc., regardless of others.” Let’s think about selfish behavior on a spectrum; on one extreme is someone who is totally self-absorbed and on the other they are totally selfless. In order to achieve Personal Agility … Read More

The Journey Begins… What Do You Stand For?

What Do You Stand For?

My friends, the journey to achieving Personal Agility starts now… It starts deep within you, with your answer to the following question, “What do you stand for?” If you really look deep inside of yourself, you will find a set of values that guide your life. Some people might call these values morals, but perhaps … Read More

Is Personal Agility For You

Abraham Maslow's Hierarchy Of Needs

It seems that every Management or Psychology 101 class features the work of Abraham Maslow with his hierarchy of needs. Throughout my entire life I have come back to this model time and time again. It’s always been useful to me as a barometer for understanding motivation in myself and within others. As a quick … Read More

CrossFit, The Ultimate Agile Exercise

Brian Rabon With Coach Mike Burgener

I first discovered Crossfit in the summer of 2012; since then I have participated in hundreds of workouts and earned the CrossFit Level 1 (CF-L1) Trainer and CrossFit Olympic Lifting Trainer certifications. Of all the workout programs I have tried over the years CrossFit is the most Agile of them all. For those of you … Read More