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 [...] Continue reading »
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 [...] Continue reading »
Reinventing Organizations for Agility

Reinventing Organizations for Agility

Excited to share slides describing the latest evolution of my story (at the Toronto Agile Conference). I talk about how we may dare to create environments where Agile may flourish so we have Organizational Agility. This requires reinventing organizations. My message is really simple: If you want Breakthrough Results Cultivate Culture to Create Places People Love [...] Continue reading »
My Journey: Agile, Culture & Transformation

My Journey: Agile, Culture & Transformation

It has been 3 years since I wrote "An Agile Adoption & Transformation Survival Guide: Working with Culture" to help the Agile community increase success in spreading Agile. In this video, I share the highlights of what I have learned. Some of it is around thinking tools such as the Laloux Culture Model and some [...] Continue reading »
People Over Process

People Over Process

Here is the latest version of my "People over Process" slides that are about coming back to the heart of Agile: People - to unleash astonishing results. It covers: Intro - People over Process. Agile = Culture. Whole Agile. Focus on People: Vulnerability, Authentic Connection, Safety & Trust (VAST) People-centric organizations (Laloux Culture Model) People-centric Change [...] Continue reading »
Enterprise Agile or Agile Enterprise?

Enterprise Agile or Agile Enterprise?

There is a huge world of difference between Enterprise Agile and Agile Enterprise. They are both valuable and accomplish very different things. Enterprise Agile Enterprise Agile addresses the question - "How can we use elements of Agile to improve typical corporate environments while staying within the existing paradigm of traditional (Tayloristic) management. This is Orange level in [...] Continue reading »
Culture is the Core of Your Organization

Culture is the Core of Your Organization

Culture is at the core of your organization. Everything in your organization informs culture. And vice-versa: culture informs everything in your organization. Here is an illustration: Culture is at the Core Culture = "How we do things around here to succeed" Each element is the above diagram intimately tied to your organizational culture. Let's consider [...] Continue reading »
Culture Change: Reinventing Organizations

Culture Change: Reinventing Organizations

The following infographic adapted from Frederic Laloux's Reinventing Organizations shows: A path for reinventing your organization. The reason why management and workers need to care. Culture Change Model   The infographic shows that greater trust and consciousness leads to higher engagement and better results. Better results is proven out by case study after case study. As organizations develop [...] Continue reading »
People over Process – Win with People

People over Process – Win with People

Success comes from Valuing People When we simplify the Agile Manifesto’s “Individuals and Interactions over Processes and Tools” we get “People over Process”. Agile is about people. It’s about a people-first culture. Sadly, many organizations are mired in organizational debt: mistrust, politics and fear. Changing the process won’t fix this. We need to go to [...] Continue reading »
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