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.
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...
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?
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.
There is good and bad ScrumBut. BUT, the good far outweighs the bad in my experience. Time to focus on becoming a “Certified Thinker”.
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’?
People don’t resist change, they resist being changed. Enough with regurgitating this awesome quote, start THINKING about what it means!
When I was a kid, 11 or 12 if memory serves, I did a stupid thing with a friend. We lived in a small town of about 500 people so naturally, there wasn't much to do except ride around town on our bikes and jump in the river. One night when boredom reached it's peak, we...
A change coalition needs to be aligned with a common vision. Learn practical practices you can do to make sure your change team is singing the same song.
Lean Coffee is an informal meeting that helps urgency for change to emerge. What happens when everyone is remote? Find out!