Agile Coaches preach empowerment. And yet people feel micromanaged in Agile. Where’s the disconnect?
The Agile Coach’s mantra is “You can’t just DOOOO Agile, you have to BEEEEEE Agile.” For many this conjures images of people singing Kumbaya. Let’s take a closer look at the Doing and the Being of Agile.
Agile is all about delivering value sooner. It’s a great idea, but teams struggle to actually do it.
As humans we are conditioned to use our experience as a lens to view and evaluate new things. How can we shift our lens to let new ideas in?
For years employees have had very little power over their work life. Agile is changing that. Teams can use their collective voice to change the workplace. But they need to seize the opportunity!
When facing Organizational Change, resistance can be a storm of many people. Are we trying to get a Sharknado into a cage, instead of trying to channel the shark’s energy?
Complex systems are those in which a small change can have a big impact. The impact is impossible to predict and often hard to track back to the causes. Think weather patterns. How do we manage an organization where we can’t predict the outcomes?
Let’s dispel the misconception that Servant Leaders passively let the teams run. Servant leaders need to lead.
Do your team's failures fall in the spaces between people? How can you use some Improv techniques to help your team communicate better, create safety, be spontaneous and jell as a team?