I’ve led teams of people solving complex problems for over two decades.
If you take the time to understand a problem, empathize with the audience, and design a scalable, sustainable, effective solution, you will experience the tunnel of chaos.
So what is the tunnel of chaos?
It’s the point in a process when you’re unsure which way to go or what to do, you can’t yet see the end, and you can no longer see the beginning.
To use an everyday life example, it’s the point during cleaning out the closet that 50% of the stuff is out, and it’s covering all the surfaces in the room. You’re not sure what to do first, and you kinda just want to walk away and close the door.
We had a lot of meetings. Just listening to most meetings, you could tell who was catching on and who was missing it. But it wasn’t always clear why they were missing it.
Here are two aspects to consider when working through all the meetings.
Scrum has a lot of meetings and it can be hard to keep them straight, especially when you're getting started.
The Scrum meeting checklist has all the details you need to run effective Scrum meetings.