I finished work at a client on Friday.

I had been there since mid-February with the first 3 months transitioning a team to Agile and the balance of the time working with shared services group on a variety of things: Lean (root cause analysis, A3, Kanban, Value Stream Mapping), time management practices (David Allen’s Getting things done and Pomodoro Technique) as well as some management stuff (12 Employee Satisfaction Questions from First Break All the Rules, giving feedback and 360 reviews).

Anyway, something very nice and totally unexpected happened on my last day.  Everyone gathered round on my last day and presented me with this card:


I felt deeply appreciated and was left with a warm feeling knowing that in some small ways I had added to these people’s lives.  A good way to end somewhere.