Team rituals are actions that team members repeatedly perform, according to a set sequence, and with clear intent.
A delegation matrix is a mental model allowing team leaders, or team members, to decide what to delegate and to whom.
Adding new team members to an already late project will create even more delays under certain conditions.
According to Goodhart's law, when a measure becomes a target, it ceases to be a good measure. Said differently, when people focus on reaching a target, their behaviours and actions change in a way that can make the target ineffective or harmful.
The Dunning-Kruger effect is a cognitive bias in which people with little knowledge or ability about a given topic tend to overestimate said knowledge or ability. On the contrary, people with deep knowledge or ability tend to underestimate them.
Any organisation that designs a system (defined broadly) will produce a design whose structure is a copy of the organisation's communication structure.
The Sunk Cost Fallacy is the tendency to continue a project in which we have already invested time, effort or money, minimising downsides and new information in the process.
Shape Up is a Product Development methodology created by Ryan Singer at Basecamp. It differs from traditional methodologies in its long development cycles, the absence of product backlog and code estimates, and prioritisation model based on high-level requirements.