3 Ways to Deal with Your Crisco Watermelons

Charlie Gilkey
2 min readOct 25, 2021

Most collaborative projects start out simple enough but somehow can end up getting slipperier and more chaotic as time goes on. Here are 3 things that you can keep in mind when dealing with a project that gets as slippery as a Crisco watermelon.

One of the traditions of the Boy Scout summer camp I worked at every summer as a teenager was the Friday watermelon relay. Troops would send their best swimmers to the river with one simple task: do a 4-part, 50-meter relay swim where one boy passed a watermelon off to the next.

Charlie Gilkey

Author of the best-selling Start Finishing and the forthcoming Workways — http://www.productiveflourishing.com/books. Founder of Momentum — hellomomentum.app.