“But we can’t do that!! It’ll NEVER work here…we’re different!” We spend too much time focus on resistance and not enough time magnifying a movement when organizations adopt Agile. Here’s a simple technique you can use to navigate the mess that is organizational change.
The Agile community is quick to call out organizations for doing stupid things, but many of them are doing much much better than they think they are.
There is a great deal of attention put on ‘overcoming resistance to change’, but what is change resistance and why do we focus so much attention on it?
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Today my wife’s online calendar broke and I learned a great deal about responsibility and craftsmanship.
When it comes to implementing Agile, the first consultant or company is most likely to become the sacrificial goat. Then things will get better. Maybe.
Worry about “Scaled Facilitation” before you worry about “Scaled Agile.” Don’t underestimate the power of well-facilitated conversations in front of big-visible information radiators.
How long does it take to become an Agile Coach? What books should I read? What courses should I take? Are those the right questions to ask in the first place?
Working myself out of a job has always been a goal of mine once I started consulting. I don't expect my clients to be complete experts by the time I leave but as long as they know what they're in store for and feel they're on a path to get to where they want to go,...
Agile or no Agile, setting expectations is important for building a high-performance team. This exercise is something you can use to kickstart a team and dive into deeper conversations sooner that will help the team gel.