Certifications, Digital Credentials, and Endorsements

Lamest blog post title ever. I started running my Lean Change Agent workshop in 2014 and have never offered a certification. I provided a Certificate of Completion because I haveContinue readingCertifications, Digital Credentials, and Endorsements

Agile in 2018

In 2018, the Agile ecosystem continued to evolve and expand. Those who have been practising agile for years (or more than a decade) seemed to be calling for a simplificationContinue readingAgile in 2018

Lean Change Management – 4 Years Later

A friend of mine asked me on twitter what my 3 main things I’ve learned teaching my Lean Change Agent workshops and what the main takeaways from attendees were. It’sContinue readingLean Change Management – 4 Years Later

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, weContinue readingDo We Need ‘Agile’ Leadership?

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. AsContinue readingWhat’s it Like Being an Agile Coach?

Business Agility over “Doing or Being Agile”

Recently I was asked to write a guest post for a friend of mine, Luis Goncalves’s blog. While writing the post, I remembered that a number of years ago I didContinue readingBusiness Agility over “Doing or Being Agile”

If It Was My Organization

Taking an idea from The Feedback Wrap, this post was written on a beautiful Sunday night by the pool on the eve of Agile 2016, and after a skimming ofContinue readingIf It Was My Organization

Why Executives Don’t Go to Agile Conferences

I worked at an organization years ago that was almost put under by a postal strike. Let’s say at the time, cash flow was a problem. The owner had to putContinue readingWhy Executives Don’t Go to Agile Conferences

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 lastContinue readingWhen Clients Don’t Pay

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 outContinue readingWhy I Stopped Going to Agile Events