Do We Need ‘Agile’ Leadership?

Yesterday Adriana Girdler and I presented Timeless Leadership at the Toronto Agile Tour. Our intent was to show that everything we need to know about leadership has already been invented, we just need to stop and look around once in a while instead of jumping on the... read more

What’s it Like Being an Agile Coach?

I’ve been pouring through old posts for another purpose, and stumbled across a diary I wrote 8 years ago while working as an Agile Coach in a large organization. As I read through the posts, I realized that the experience I had at this organization shaped my... read more

When Clients Don’t Pay

Today marks the 8th month anniversary where I ran a workshop for a conference, that I am yet to be paid for.  It’s also the 6th month anniversary of the last email I’ve received from the organizer where he promised to make it right. I’m a softie, I... read more

Why I Stopped Going to Agile Events

This year at Agile and Beyond was the first Agile event I attended since I presented with Declan Whelan at Agile 2015. I remember someone quite well known tweeting out something to the effect of: “Is this year’s #agile2015 the usual echo chamber?” Then this year at... read more