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.read more
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?read more
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.read more
There is good and bad ScrumBut. BUT, the good far outweighs the bad in my experience. Time to focus on becoming a “Certified Thinker”.read more
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’?read more
People don’t resist change, they resist being changed. Enough with regurgitating this awesome quote, start THINKING about what it means!read more
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.read more
Disrupter of the Status Quo
I began my career as a web developer when Cold Fusion roamed the earth. Over the following years, I moved into management, Agile Coaching and consulting. The bumps and bruises I collected along the way helped me realize that helping organizations adopt Agile practices was less about the practices, and all about change.
In 2008 I attended an experiential learning conference (AYE) about how people experience change and since then, I’ve been writing, and speaking, all over the world about helping organizations discover more effective practices for managing organizational change.
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