My Agile Suitcase

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 [...] Continue reading »
How to Build a Culture Bubble

How to Build a Culture Bubble

The post is about how one can create a bubble of a new culture inside of an existing organization. For example, this may be used by a group interested in developing an innovation and learning culture inside a typical bureaucratic organization. This post is a continuation of my earlier post on how to Build Culture Adapters [...] Continue reading »
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 [...] Continue reading »
Working with Systems of People

Working with Systems of People

This post is about some important thoughts on working with organizations that I learned from Michael Spayd, co-founder of the Agile Coaching Institute, some time ago. A key part of my learning is about the value of acting as a mirror to a team or organization when working as a coach, influencer or internal change [...] Continue reading »
Book – An Agile Adoption and Transformation Survival Guide: Working with Organizational Culture

Book – An Agile Adoption and Transformation Survival Guide: Working with Organizational Culture

I am very excited that I just published my free book - An Agile Adoption and Transformation Survival Guide: Working with Organizational Culture on InfoQ. Agile change agents will find it valuable in helping companies succeed with Agile and avoiding failure. About the Book Struggling with Agile? Frustrated that people don’t really get it? Tired of fighting [...] Continue reading »
My Personal Vision

My Personal Vision

I am re-inventing myself both from a personal and work perspective; in this post I share my vision for working with clients and partners. Personal and Organizational Transformation My main goal is to work as a change agent in the world at large to support people and organizations in transformation. On the left of the [...] Continue reading »