Sometimes a tech leader will make frivolous technology decisions, betting the project on cool but untested new technologies. This is the Blowhard Jamboree anti-pattern.
Does your team spend all of their time refining the architecture instead of coding? This is the Analysis Paralysis antipattern.
Have you ever witnessed an organization faking an entire product demo? This is the Smoke And Mirrors Anti-pattern.
Sometimes a rogue stakeholder will sow discord and block all progress on your team. This is the Corncob Anti-Pattern.
An overeager Project Manager can easily bring your entire project to a halt. This is the Death By Planning Anti-Pattern.
Sometimes a team will sabotage its own success right before an important product release. This is the Fear Of Success Anti-Pattern.
Every day, write down 10 new ideas. This is a creativity workout. A few months of this, and your ideas will flow like water.
Here is an interesting new guideline to make sure you are selling a scalable product or service.
In 2003 my first startup suddenly went bankrupt. This is how it happened, and what I learned from the experience.