Tag Archives: Agile

  This post originally appeared on LinkedIn Pulse.   Are your agile efforts missing something, but you can’t put your finger on it? Perhaps The Responsibility Process can help. No business sector enjoys wider adoption of The Responsibility Process (described … Continue reading

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Jessica Soroky continues her series Leadership is a Choice.   The alarm is still sleeping when the dogs wake me up eager to stretch their legs outside for just a minute. There’s no reason to climb back into bed since … Continue reading

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I work with a lot of executive leadership and large organizations on culture change issues, and I often hear the question, “Should we go agile?” or “We’re thinking about going agile. What do you think, is agile for us?” My … Continue reading

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This was posted today on the Rally blog. If you don’t already follow Rally’s leading software development industry coaches and executives, I recommend it. Enjoy. When Rally asked if I would bring my Agile leadership and culture-building tools to the … Continue reading

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In high school you can walk into the cafeteria and notice cliques of students with nonverbal social agreements. They have agreements on how they dress, on who they will interact with, and how that interaction will happen. Some students are … Continue reading

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Here is part two with passionate, multi-talented coach (i.e., personal, agile, business) extraordinaire Scotty Bevill. He answered my questions about his current focus — clarity, and more.As you watch and listen, ask yourself what clarity — or lack of it … Continue reading

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Imagine my delight when I saw Scott Dunn’s twitter post yesterday. I knew my topic last week at Agile 2011 was hot when 212 people crowded into a room with 200 chairs and then stayed energized for 3.5 hours! The … Continue reading

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Wow!  IT leaders from a major retailer in the San Francisco Bay area valued the Creating Results-Based Teams workshop they attended. Here’s their internal survey results. Check the results from the second group. Download a PDF of this presentation. This … Continue reading

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I firmly believe that the software development movement — and now business movement — known as “agile” is a mindset and culture, not a set of tools and processes (see this related post). Agile coach Michael Sahota is writing a … Continue reading

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Everyone says they want to be on a winning team. And nobody ever says they want to be on a lousy team. So how come we end up on frustrating teams much of the time? Here are the steps you … Continue reading

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