Is Change Harder on the Change Agent?

Since I’m sitting on a train on my way to Coach Camp I figured I’d blog my lightening talk! If you’re at Coach Camp, I’d love if you could read these few paragraphs for me: As a coach or change agent, Have you noticed ‘change...

Are You Burning People Out with Change?

“I don’t have time to learn Kanban” was the message written on a sticky note during last week’s retrospective. Following that was a discussion around how some people are working 12 or more hours per day, and through lunch. I’ve had a few...

Flowing with the Current of Change

I am shamelessly ripping off this metaphor from Don Gray which he used at AYE during one of his sessions.  A common question I hear as a change agent from people is “how can we manage resistors?”  The short answer is, you don’t “manage...

AYE Conference – Day 1 Decompression

What most enticed me about coming to AYE was the fact that this conference felt different.   I had talked to folks who previously attended and heard nothing but positive feedback and that this was one of the better conferences to attend if you were someone like me and...