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  • stc-notebook-pagesBetter Conference Swag on

    Myself and a crack team of wickedly awesome people are organizing Spark the Change Toronto, which will happen next Spring. This is a different conference. It’s not focused on one discipline or topic.

    This is the second iteration of this conference, the first was help this past July in the UK.

    Since this is a [...]

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    My 9 year old forgot his homework at home today. Should he learn by dealing with the consequence or is this the perfect opportunity for him to learn about personal responsibility?

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    I’ve taken “Agile” to the woodshed quite a bit over the last few years. I’ve grown tired of the “doing vs being” nonsense, and the methodology bigots, and all the cutesy slogans and fads. But we still need it.

  • But that's not Scrum!!!Why ScrumBut is Better Than Scrum on

    There is good and bad ScrumBut. BUT, the good far outweighs the bad in my experience. Time to focus on becoming a “Certified Thinker”.

  • How to Succeed by ‘Doing Agile’ on

    Agile 2014 is in full swing! That means the obligatory ‘doing Agile versus being Agile’ comments are as common in Orlando as those teeny, and quite cute, lizards are. So can you really be successful by just ‘doing Agile’?

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Lean Change Management

lean-change-yellow-coverLean Change Management is a collection of innovative ideas and practices for managing organizational change.  I will be releasing this new publication in May 2014 through Happy Melly Express.

Agile Transformation

safari_books_logo-300x196Is Agile a mindset or a set of processes?  Ask 10 people and you'll get 10 different answers.  This video series will help you discover  effective practices for managing work and people within the constraints of your organization.