5 Practices for an Agile Mindset

5 Practices for an Agile Mindset

Excited to share slides from my workshop/talk at PMI Professional Development Symposium in Toronto today. Great group. Great questions. A lot of motivated, caring people in the room today. Agile Mindset Summary "Agile is both a set of practices and a mindset. Success lies in understanding both “Doing Agile” as well as “Being Agile”. In [...]
10 Secrets of Agile Transformation

10 Secrets of Agile Transformation

Want increased success with your Agile Transformation? Here are the 10 most important Navigation Secrets for Execs and Coaches. In this post, I share key lessons I have learn over years of industry experience. This presentation came out of a webinar I ran with Maria Matarelli to help generate interest in execs and coaches for my [...]
Organizational Behaviour Follows Leadership Behaviour

Organizational Behaviour Follows Leadership Behaviour

One of the most important lessons I have learned over the last few years is that Organizational Behaviour Follows Leadership Behaviour. Lasting improvements can only start with leaders modeling new behaviours. I use this all the time to help leaders choose what they really want for themselves and their organizations. Current Organization Behaviour is a result [...]
Unleash the Power of the Whole Person

Unleash the Power of the Whole Person

In this post I will share how to unleash the power of individuals in your organization by inviting in the whole person. Below is the visual summary. People are powerful when we invite the whole person to work: spirit, heart, body, and mind. Key environmental ingredients are: safety, trust and valuing people as human beings. #2 [...]
Doing Agile vs. Being Agile

Doing Agile vs. Being Agile

Doing Agile and Being Agile are different. Here is a popular infographic that explains what Agile really is and illustrates common misunderstandings about it: Doing Agile Doing Agile is about the practices: standups, user stories, iterations, etc. There are significant benefits from using Agile practices - I see it as "common sense" of getting work done. [...]
Culture is the Core of Your Organization – V2

Culture is the Core of Your Organization – V2

Here is my updated drawing showing how Culture is the core of your organization - how it binds everything together. "Organizational Culture" = the wibbly, wobbly thing that connect everything. In this model, there are two important dimensions of culture: Consciousness = intangible way of being that reflects how we are as human beings. Inner world. Structure [...]