How to Go Fast With Sticky Notes

How to Go Fast With Sticky Notes

Agile teams and innovators use sticky notes in group meetings to share ideas, organize thoughts and get to consensus. I created some guidance on using sticky notes to help people just getting started or for those who want to go faster. Here are some simple guidelines to go fast. Optimize for Reading, not Writing Do [...]

My Agile Suitcase

I just noticed that I neglected to post about this awesome slide deck I prepared for the Agile 2013 session by Martin Heider - My Agile Suitcase. It tells the story of the key tools that I carry in my consulting tool box. Here are my slides: My Agile suitcase from Michael Sahota Full deck [...]
10 Things Executives Need to Know about Agile

10 Things Executives Need to Know about Agile

Slide deck with the top 10 things executives need to know about Agile: 10 things executives need to know about agile from Michael Sahota Here's the list with some handy links: Agile Is Mainstream Many Benefits from Agile Agile is not a Silver Bullet Agile Fails Due to Culture Agile Differs from Most Company Cultures [...]
Organizational Transformation Checklist

Organizational Transformation Checklist

In this post I am sharing workshop results on how to understand the readiness of the leadership to undertake organizational transformation such as the intentional upgrade of the cultural operating system. It is partly a checklist and partly a diagnostic tool to understand current perceptions. In his seminal work, John Kotter identifies a Sense of [...]
Connecting the Dots on Agile, Org Culture, Personal Growth & Temenos

Connecting the Dots on Agile, Org Culture, Personal Growth & Temenos

A friend of mine asked me what is going on with all this touchy-feely people and personal growth stuff - "What's it got to do with Agile?" My answer: everything! So this post ties together: Agile, High-Performance Culture with People skills and Temenos Workshop among others. Here is my current roadmap of focus areas related [...]