How to Overcome Resistance in Your Agile Transformation – The Power of Invitation

How to Overcome Resistance in Your Agile Transformation – The Power of Invitation

Almost all Agile Transformation program experience resistance from managers, workers, other departments, etc. In this post, we will explain why you are experiencing resistance and how to eliminate or reduce it. Why are we experiencing resistance to Agile? Isn’t it about making people’s work environments better so they can be productive? Let’s assume for a [...] Continue reading »
Advice Process for Effective Organizational Decision-Making

Advice Process for Effective Organizational Decision-Making

The Advice Process allows organizations to balance speed and quality of decisions. Use it to create more engaged and effective workers. Advice Process Summary The diagram below summarizes the key points to know about the advice process. There is someone - the decider - who will make a decision on how to move the organization [...] Continue reading »
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. [...] Continue reading »
Teal Organization – Future of Work

Teal Organization – Future of Work

Here is a visual that captures the essential elements of Teal Organizations as described in Frederic Laloux's book "Reinventing Organizations". This describes the Future of Work. Except that it has been here for decades. We never noticed how to have radically successful organizations. Enjoy. Evolutionary Purpose The foundation element is that the organization has clear [...] 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 »
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 »